Test your knowledge of Honest Abe by taking our quiz! (Pssst... Look for hints throughout the Web site.)
Abraham Lincoln's funeral train traced a 1,600-mile trip from Washington, D.C., to Springfield, Illinois. How many days did the trip take to complete?
In what year was the Pacific Railroad Act signed into law?
Abraham Lincoln wrote the Gettysburg Address aboard his train on the way from Washington, D.C., to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
What political party did Abraham Lincoln represent when he won the 1860 presidential election?
What United States paper currency features a portrait of Abraham Lincoln?
With Lincoln's signing of the Pacific Railroad Act he established Union Pacific. What other railroad did Lincoln establish?
How many train cars were in Lincoln's funeral train consist?
Abraham Lincoln was the first president born outside of the 13 original colonies.
Abraham Lincoln is the only president to be granted a U.S. patent.
Abraham Lincoln was the first president of the United States to be assassinated while in office. In total, there have been four men assassinated while serving as U.S. president. Can you name the other three?
- James Garfield, William McKinley, and John F. Kennedy
- John F. Kennedy, Harry Truman, and James Garfield
- William McKinley, George Washington, and John Adams
- James Garfield, Ronald Reagan, and Thomas Jefferson
- James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, and James Polk