Answer the questions.
You can follow a great
timeline of Lincoln's political career
Baldwin's article for answers to these questions
1. Abe's first political party affiliation was with what party?
2. Who was Lincoln's main political opponent--from Illinois?
3. How many times did Abe run for office and lose?
4. What offices did Lincoln win?
5. Lincoln became a leader of a brand new political party. What
name of the party?
6. How did Abraham Lincoln get support of the whole nation when he ran
President? (there was no TV or Internet--only newspapers in the
7. Lincoln's political party became the party that was most
in ending an American institution. What was the institution?
At the Cooper
Union Hall, Lincoln gave a great speech, that got him national
attention. What else did this speech cause to happen to him?