Today we are learning some interesting facts about Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, also known as Honest Abe! These Abraham Lincoln facts for kids can be printed at home or in the classroom and used for learning or Abraham Lincoln coloring pages. Let’s learn about Abraham Lincoln’s life, his accomplishments, and some interesting facts about him.
Abraham Lincoln Fun Facts for Kids
These free printable facts about Abraham Lincoln are a fun way to learn about America’s history, such as the American Civil War, as well as the interesting and courageous life of Abraham Lincoln. Click the green button to download and print our PDF file:
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10 Facts about Abraham Lincoln
- Abraham Lincoln was born in Kentucky in 1809.
- He was born in a log cabin into a family that struggled a lot financially.
- Lincoln went to school on and off for about a total of a year, and then he just educated himself through borrowed books.
- As a kid, Abraham was very curious and helped his father on their farm.
- He was a self-taught lawyer and passed the bar exam in 1836. Then he gained his nickname, Honest Abe.
- As a young adult, Lincoln worked as a flatboat navigator, storekeeper, soldier, surveyor, and postmaster.
- Abraham had four children: Robert, Tad, Edward, and Willie.
- At 6ft 4in, he’s the tallest president of the USA so far.
- Abraham Lincoln issued a preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, a law to free all slaves.
- As a president, Lincoln’s goal was to unite and hold the country together.
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