How Well Do You Know Abraham Lincoln? (VIDEO)

In honor of our 16th president's birthday today, we put together some Lincoln trivia to test out your knowledge. Find out the answers by watching the videos!
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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln photo by Alexander Gardner taken at Gardner's Gallery in Washington, DC, on Sunday, February 5, 1865. (Photo: Library of Congress)

Question #1: True or False? One of the reasons Lincoln hated slavery so much was based on how harshly he had been treated by his father.

Question #2: About how many black soldiers fought for the Union?

Question #3: Why did Abraham Lincoln grow out his beard?

For more about Abraham Lincoln, watch the full episode about his life.

Answers: 1: True, 2: 180,000, 3: To make himself look more mature and statesman-like.