Part One, Rivers of Time
1. During his candidacy, Lincoln was encouraged to write an autobiography for what reason?
(a) So others would like him.
(b) So he could become famous.
(c) So the voters could learn more about him.
(d) So Americans would vote for him.
2. When was Lincoln born?
(a) February 12, 1807.
(b) February 12, 1808.
(c) February 12, 1806.
(d) February 12, 1809.
3. Where was Lincoln born?
(a) In a log cabin in Missouri.
(b) In a log cabin in Illinois.
(c) In a log cabin in Indiana.
(d) In a log cabin in Kentucky.
4. Describe Nancy Hanks Lincoln.
(a) Convivial and hard-working.
(b) Stern and unemotional.
(c) Withdrawn and melancholy.
(d) Immature and irresponsible.
5. Describe Thomas Lincoln.
(a) Stern and unemotional.
(b) Withdrawn and melancholy.
(c) Immature and irresponsible.
(d) Convivial and hard-working.
6. From what did Nancy Lincoln die?
(b) Scarlet Fever.
(c) Milk sickness.
7. Why did Thomas Lincoln go back to Kentucky to bring home a new wife, Sarah Bush Johnston, or "Sally?"
(a) He was lonely.
(b) He fell in love with Sally.
(c) His children asked him for a mother.
(d) His household was floundering.
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