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Lincoln's Political History Topic Lists

Abraham Lincoln Political Experiences

          "Mr. Lincoln was devoted to his profession, and his success in it was earned by hard and constant application. But his natural taste for politics led him to take a full share in the activities of political life. He had already served a term in the Illinois Legislature (1834-35); and so well satisfied were his constituents that they re-nominated him for the succeeding term. After this win and supporters, Abraham Lincoln would. . .



. . . Greatly distinguish himself as an effective stump-speaker.


. . . Show, by his tact and ability how his idea(s) are right.


. . . Show skill and ingenuity used when he met his opponents in debate.


. . . Use his shrewdness in attack to surprise and beat his debate opponent.


. . . Display a readiness with retort (reply sharply), how much he had profited by the training of the previous years in his own life.

Click the Links to follow Abraham Lincoln in his Political History from the 1830's through his Presidency

A Master List of Learning Lincoln Online Politics and Timelines

1.  A timeline of Lincoln Political/ Personal History and Student Directions

2.  The Lincoln Family On-Line Puzzle and Timeline

3.  Abraham and Mary Lincoln Biography 

4.  Lincoln as a Stump Speaker in Macon County, Illinois

5.  Politics in Illinois, 1830's

6. Lincoln's Politics in the 1840

7. Politics in Illinois and the U.S. through the 1850's

8. The Lincoln-Douglas Debates, 1858

9. Lincoln Election Wins/Losses Data

10. Abraham Lincoln and the Mexican-American War 1846-- His Speech Against it

11. Lincoln's War Politics 1860's

12. A Summary of President Lincoln's Political History

13. The Commander and Chief Puzzle Activity

14. Lincoln's Primary Reason for Conducting the Civil War:  Unity

15. Political Cartoons During the Civil War & After-- Thomas Nast

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