This on-line study puzzle activity has been
planned to instill into students who use it, a special understanding of
the leadership quality of our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, who had
the job of holding the Union together during its four-year Civil War.
This puzzle will center on Abraham Lincoln, the Problem-Solver.
When running for the Presidency in 1860, Lincoln knew well that his
anti-slavery stand would cause problems, in that Southern States were
already thinking of secession. By the time he would take office,
some Southern States had already seceded.
Since this web activity is centered on Abraham Lincoln's Leadership and
Decision-making, please read the short page article on Decisions based
upon a"Higher Moral Ground"
President Lincoln's Problems were:
Holding the Union together, with an ongoing Civil War.
Dealing with the slave issue as a moral issue.
Lincoln and the Committee on the Conduct of the War (Congressional
Jealousy of the Executive Branch).
4. Finding a General that would fight and win.
Learning the art of warfare & Re-Creating the position of "Commander and
6. Political Leadership to keep his program alive (Congress).
Reconstructing the South for a solution in helping the South rebuild.
FOUR IMAGES TO DESCRIBE
COMMANDER & CHIEF LEADERSHIP DURING THE CIVIL WAR
Considering the 7 problems President Lincoln encountered when becoming
President, there had to be a solution for each. Search each image to
find out how the "7" problems were tackled. There will be five hotspots
within each image. Click them and then read the problem and solution.
You can write the answers to check your answers.
SET ONE--Questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
SET TWO--Questions 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
SET THREE--Questions 11, 12, 13, 14,
FOUR--Questions 16, 17, 18, 19, 20