This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Abraham Lincoln - This person was largely self-taught, became interested in politics and entered the Illinois state legislature in 1834.
Stephen Douglas - This person was the leader of the Northern Democratic party and was beaten decisively in the 1860 presidential election.
General Ulysses S. Grant - This person was a general in Lincoln's Union army and in 1864, he became the commander of all Union forces after earning the trust and respect of the then president.
General Robert E. Lee - This person was the most prominent general in the Confederacy and was...
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