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Exercise "Abraham Lincoln", created by bridg (a free exercise to learn English):
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Question 1 passed: 70.3 %
Born in poverty, he moved with his family to Indiana and Illinois. Largely self-taught, he * a lawyer
Question 2 passed: 66.8 %
He served in the state legislature (1834-41), moving * Springfield,during his tenure, and in the U.S House of Representatives (1847-49).
Question 3 passed: 69.3 %
A supporter of * new Republican Party in its antislavery stand
Question 4 passed: 68.2 %
in 1858 he ran for U.S. Senate * the incumbent, Stephen A. Douglas
Question 5 passed: 56.8 %
though he was unsuccessful, * eloquent debates brought Lincoln to national attention.
Question 6 passed: 69.7 %
In 1860 he won the Republican presidential nomination and was elected * .
Question 7 passed: 70.1 %
Though Lincoln had expressed a moderate view on slavery * the campaign,
Question 8 passed: 36.9 %
opposing only its extension into new states, the South * and the Civil War began in 1861.
Question 9 passed: 61 %
The war dominated * ;
Question 10 passed: 64.4 %
To unite the North and influence foreign opinion, he * the landmark Emancipation Proclamation in 1863.
Question 11 passed: 59.3 %
His extraordinary Gettysburg Address * that year further ennobled the war's purpose;
Question 12 passed: 55.4 %
it contains the most celebrated language * spoken by an American politician.
Question 13 passed: 58.2 %
. He was re-elected in 1864, and in his eloquent Second Inaugural Address he called * moderation in reconstructing the South and in building a harmonious Union.
Question 14 passed: 65.8 %
Five days after the war's end, he * shot by the fanatic John Wilkes Booth.
Question 15 passed: 56.3 %
His reputation * U.S. presidents remains unsurpassed.
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