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Lincoln, Abraham

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Emancipation Proclamation Commemorative Coloring Book provides an overview of the history of the Emancipation Proclamation for children and coloring pages featuring Abraham Lincoln and notable African Americans, including Frederick...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
Abraham Lincoln Papers presents Lincoln's draft of the Emancipation Proclamation, his second inaugural address, an 1864 memo expressing his expectation of being defeated for re-election, and more than 70,000...  (Library of Congress)
The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves"...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
The Time of the Lincolns a companion website to the film Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided, examines the context and conflicts surrounding the Civil War. Topics include the partisan politics of the...  (PBS, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
Lincoln/Net presents writings, speeches, and materials from Abraham Lincoln's years in Illinois (1830-1861). Biographical materials look at Lincoln's boyhood, Indian wars, the Whig Party, the...  (Northern Illinois University, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Gettysburg Address contains images and transcriptions of the various drafts of the famous document as well as translations into 28 languages...  (Library of Congress)
Lincoln Home National Historic Site: A Place of Growth and Memory recounts the life of our 16th president. See photos of the house in Springfield, Illinois, that Abraham Lincoln, his wife, and family occupied for 17 years. Read news accounts of his...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
The Presidency features 40 documents from 23 Presidents -- Washington's first inaugural address, Adams' description of his reception by King George III as America's first minister to Great Britain...  (Library of Congress)
Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission 2009 celebrates the upcoming 200th birthday of our 16th president. A timeline, key speeches, and links to organizations dedicated to the study of Lincoln are provided. Lesson plans (in the...  (Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission)
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial recounts Abraham Lincoln's growth from boyhood to manhood in the newly formed state of Indiana on the western frontier. Learn about his family's move there, his mother's death (when he...  (Multiple Agencies)
One Life: The Mask of Lincoln celebrates the bicentennial of the birth of one of our greatest presidents, Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), with an online exhibit of 30 portraits aimed "to show the changing face that...  (National Portrait Gallery, supported by Smithsonian Institution)
Lincoln's Spot Resolutions provides background information and lessons (correlated to academic standards) that incorporate the use of textbooks, maps, and discussions based on primary documents such as the U.S...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
We'll Sing to Abe Our Song!: Sheet Music about Lincoln, Emancipation, and the Civil War includes more than 200 sheet-music compositions about Abraham Lincoln and the war. This collection spans the years from Lincoln's presidential campaign in 1859 through the centenary of...  (Library of Congress)
The Lincoln Legal Papers documents Lincoln's active and successful professional life as a lawyer before he moved to Washington, D.C. in 1861. The site's editors will select, annotate, and transcribe material...  (Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Unfinished Lincoln Memorial provides lessons that use photographs of the memorial of President Lincoln and other information for teaching students history, civics, and government. This lesson correlates to the...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
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