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10 reviewed resources for "house divided" speech

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Lincoln’s Speeches

For Students 7th Standards
Abraham Lincoln is responsible for uniting the states during the most tumultuous periods in American history, and for his elegant oratory that kept the Union believing in its cause. Young histoians analyze various speeches by America's...
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State's Rights and the American Civil War

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students consider state's rights. In this American Civil War lesson, students determine whether states have the right to secede as they research and take notes on the Lincoln/Douglas debates, the Nullification crisis, the Declaration of...
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The Union is Perpetual: Lincoln is Elected

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars view primary documents about the race for President in the time of Abraham Lincoln.  In this election lesson plan, students prepare arguments for and against Lincoln using an analysis sheet.  Young scholars create a poster...
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Idioms: What Does This Mean?

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Why do we need to know the meaning of idioms? Discuss common idioms with your learners by showing this PowerPoint. Each slide focuses on a single idiom. Encourage your learners to create their own meaning before showing its known...
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Abraham Lincoln's Position on the Question of Slavery and Its Extension

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read excerpts from Abraham Lincoln's speeches and letters between 1854 and 1861 and look for information relative to Lincoln's thoughts on the legal and Constitutional aspects of slavery.
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The Pursuit of Democracy and Diversity: The Trial of Pro-Social Injustice in Historical Documents and Accounts

For Teachers 8th Standards
Class members investigate The Indian Removal Act of 1830, U.S. Theft of Mexican Territory Timeline, and President Abraham Lincoln’s letter to Horace Greeley, 1862, and then conduct a mock trial of each of these documents to determine...
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Idioms

For Students Higher Ed
In this idiom worksheet, students study 23 English idioms.  Students match each given idiom with its literal definition and meaning.
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Slavery and Freedom

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do nineteenth-century texts by African American and Native American writers contribute to the country's ideals of freedom and individuality? Learners explore the topic by watching and discussing a video, reading biographies, writing...
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Nov. 4, 2008 | Obama Is Elected President

For Students 9th - 12th
Read this interesting background information regarding the presidential election of 2008. Your class will read the provided passages and then answer four critical thinking questions that require them to consider the reading and what they...
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The Emancipation Proclamation and the Thirteenth Amendment

For Teachers 8th Standards
How did the Emancipation Proclamation lead to the Thirteenth Amendment? Middle schoolers analyze primary source documents including the text of the Emancipation Proclamation, political cartoons, photographs, and prints to understand the...