This section provides a short description of all the major objects 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.
Sangamo County, Illinois - This is where Lincoln began his political career and had a successful campaign for the state legislature in 1834.
Hardin County, Kentucky - This was a rural area where Lincoln lived until he was 21 years old.
Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 - This compelled Lincoln to re-enter politics after a five year hiatus from the political arena.
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates - This set the stage for an election and slavery was the primary issue of discussion.
Fort Sumter - This was where troops were ordered to put down a perceived...
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