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Abraham Lincoln, lawyer (Lincoln’s Hat Activity)-- Student Page

Abraham Lincoln, lawyer (Lincoln’s Hat Activity)

Go to Lincoln the Lawyer for Questions and Resource Links
Work on the Three Parts of the Activity below:

PART ONE:  Complete the "Lincoln Lawyer Trivia Questions"
Use the Abraham Lincoln Online Photo Website about Lincoln's Law Career to find the answers.  Read each article with the photo to figure out the answer.  Click the blue link button to go to the correct link for the answer.  Write your answers on a piece of paper.

PART TWO:  Lincoln's Court Cases

Go to Lincoln Hat Activity and read a case.  Within a group, decide how you decide on a verdict:  guilty or innocent.  Go to the Lincoln Hat site for specifics and information about Part Two.

PART THREE:  Courthouse Activity

Use Abraham Lincoln Online Photo Site for the listing of Illinois Courthouses that Abe actually practiced.   After getting there, list five courthouses (still standing) and complete the table form below for each of the courthouses.

COURTHOUSE REPORTING FORM

Courthouse Location

Tell something interesting about the Courthouse, as relates to Abraham Lincoln

Metamora

 

 

Postville

 

 

Mt. Pulaski

 

 

Beardstown

 

 

Shelbyville

 

 

RESOURCES

A Lincoln Timeline

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