Civil War Quiz: What Do You Know About Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address?
Q#1 – When did President Lincoln give his Second Inaugural Address?
Q#2 – How many words are contained in Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address?
Q#3 – Lincoln makes numerous religious references in his Second Inaugural Address. How many times does Lincoln mention the word “God”?
Q#4 – Lincoln used his second inaugural address to touch on the question of “Divine Providence: Why?
Q#5 – In the speech, what does Lincoln make reference to regarding the causes for the ongoing Civil War?
Q#6 – What is the main point of Lincoln’s second inaugural address?
Q#7 – What was unique about Lincoln’s second inaugural address?
Q#8 – With his speech, what was Lincoln’s main message to people living in the North?
Q#9 – Regarding the people living in the South, what was Lincoln attempting to accomplish with his speech?
Q#10 – What was unique about Lincoln’s second inaugural address?
Q#11 – In the speech, in what context did Lincoln use the phrase “scourge of war”?
Q#12 – In the crowd present in front of the East Portico of the United States Capitol where the speech was given, what two special groups were in attendance?
Q#13 – The closing paragraph contains two additional glosses from scripture “let us strive on to… bind up the nation’s wounds.” It is a reworking of what Psalm from the Old Testament of Bible?
Q#14 – What was Lincoln’s appeal to his audience in the second inaugural address?
Q#15 – What was the general reaction to Lincoln’s second inaugural address in his home state of Illinois?