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William Henry Seward Biography Workbook
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William Henry Seward Biography Workbook - Free to print (PDF file). For high school students. 19 pages.
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William Henry Seward (1801-1872): Learn all about the famous U.S. Secretary of State who is best remembered for "Seward's folly"--the purchase of Alaska from Russia. Few know that Seward was a renowned diplomat and abolitionist, who played a large role in the enactment of the Emancipation Proclamation, as well as in passage of the 13th and 14th Amendments. Designed for high school American History students, this 19-page workbook is part of our Biography Workbooks series. Interspersed throughout the informational text are recall and critical thinking questions, illustrations, puzzles, and activities. Excellent for independent learning! Click here to print. The answer key is below.
 
 
William Henry Seward Biography Workbook
 
 
Answer Key - 1. C - Florida, New York; 2. B - Georgia; 3. B - False; 4. A - abhorrent; 5. D - Whigs; 6. C - merriment; 7. A - Albany Regency; 8. A - Andrew Jackson; 9. A - consideration; 10. A - True; 11. Thurlow Weed; 12. A - benevolent; 13. B - general; 14. D - William Seward; 15. B - for; 16. D - repugnance; 17. B - highlighted; 18. D - privilege; 19. Answers will vary; 20. Answers will vary; 21. B - False; 22. C - mental illness; 23. D - Zachary Taylor; 24. C - omnibus; 25. B - slavery; 26. C - Republicans; 27. C - enhancements; 28. D - perceptible; 29. Abraham Lincoln; 30. Secretary of State; 31. Answers will vary; 32. B - dexterity; 33. A - Emancipation Proclamation; 34. Thirteenth; 35. Fourteenth; 36. A - Andrew Johnson; 37. A - France; 38. A - Canada; 39. C - kudos; 40. Answers will vary.

Crossword Puzzle Answer Key - Across: 2. felicity; 4. abhorrence; 8. amenities; 9. acclaim; 10. prerogative; 11. catholic; 12. accentuated. Down: 1. repugnant; 3. eleemosynary; 5. conspicuous; 6. adroitness; 7. deliberation.