Preparation for December 8/11 – Spend some time with A. Lincoln


Abraham Lincoln – Judging by the number of books written about him, I think we can all agree that he’s a pretty famous guy, right? How do we view him in our society today?  Is he well remembered?  Highly regarded?  Where is rated in comparison to other presidents? Check out the crossroads he faced as President.  Are you looking for Lincoln? How did he do as Commander in Chief? What about his speeches – were they “fitly spoken”?  Did his views on freedom change over the course of the war? What’s the deal with Lincoln Suspending Habeas Corpus and this great Habeas Corpus video? Was there evidence of an unpopular Mr. Lincoln? This is kind of cool – What are America’s perspectives on Lincoln today?

 

Watch the videos below as well. We will chat about our 16th president in our next class – so spend some time checking out the materials below , complete the President A. Lincoln assignment, and come up with a few observations about A. Lincoln.

Abraham Lincoln

Some other great videos – Lincoln as Commander in Chief / The Humor of Lincoln / The Other Side of Lincoln – Lincoln’s Depression / Abraham Lincoln’s Family Life

 

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