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190 reviewed resources for abraham lincoln and slavery

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Search for Words: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War

For Students 2nd - 4th
For this American history worksheet, learners read 12 words pertaining to Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War and slavery. Students find the words in a word search.
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Abraham Lincoln

For Students 4th - 10th
In this Abraham Lincoln worksheet, students read the passage about Abraham Lincoln and answer short answer questions about him. Students complete 4 questions total.
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Fifth Grade Social Studies

For Students 5th
In this social studies worksheet, 5th graders answer multiple choice questions about Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and African Americans. Students complete 4 questions.
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Presidents and the Constitution: Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the impact of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation In this U.S. Constitution lesson plan, students read a narrative regarding the move by Lincoln to officially end slavery. Students take notes on the case and respond to...
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The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854: Popular Sovereignty and the Political Polarization over Slavery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Why did Stephen Douglas support the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854? Why did Abraham Lincoln oppose it? Young historians examine how the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 affected the political balance between free and slave states and explore how...
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American Civil War History - Part 1/3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"A house divided against itself cannot stand," Abraham Lincoln famously said. This video series is aged and the sound cracks occasionally, but it does provide accurate information and visual imagery. This is part one of three.
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Contributions of Famous Americans; Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate U.S. history by researching Abraham Lincoln's achievements. In this Presidential biography lesson, students practice writing letters and stories explaining the accomplishments of President Lincoln during his tenure....
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The Union is Perpetual: Lincoln is Elected

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers view primary documents about the race for President in the time of Abraham Lincoln.  In this election lesson, students prepare arguments for and against Lincoln using an analysis sheet.  Middle schoolers create a poster...
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On This Day: Emancipation Proclamation

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
While Abraham Lincoln is remembered for the Emancipation Proclamation, the document didn't actually free any peoples. Listening to scholars, learners explore its military purpose and how it helped turn the tide of the Civil War. They...
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Millionaire Review Game: Civil War Era

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Could you win a million dollars by being good at your US history? Maybe not, but kids can pretend they will, as they play Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Civil War Edition. There are 15 fantastic questions about slavery, Lincoln, the...
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The Emancipation Proclamation

For Students 8th Standards
The Emancipation Proclamation: one of the most important primary sources for studying American history! An interdisciplinary resource includes a reading of Abraham Lincoln's seminal speech quoted directly. Following the reading, pupils...
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The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854: Popular Sovereignty and the Political Polarization over Slavery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers read selections from the Declaration of Independence, Northwest Ordinance of 1787, and the Wilmot Proviso of 1846. They contrast the maps of 1820 and 1854 to analyze developments in the national debate over slavery. They...
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Comparing Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation (1862) and Alexander II's Emancipation Manifesto (1861)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners compare and contrast 2 primary sources regarding slavery. In this historical perspectives lesson, student analyze and compare Abraham Lincoln’s American Emancipation Proclamation and Alexander II's Russian...
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Analysis Worksheet: “Lincoln in Richmond”

For Students 8th - 12th
For this primary source analysis worksheet, students analyze "Lincoln in Richmond." Students respond to 7 short answer questions about the piece of artwork. The image is not included.
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Causes of the American Civil War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What caused the American Civil War? Who were the major figures during this time? Focusing specifically on slavery and the attack on Fort Sumter, this resource provides a quick overview of some of the conflicts faced at this time.
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The Civil War: A Nation Divided

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Discuss the differences between the North and the South and how those differences led to the Civil War. Middle schoolers examine and analyze a famous speech or writing by President Lincoln in order to better understand the speaker's...
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Who Freed the Slaves During the Civil War?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Pose the question to your historians: who really freed the slaves? They critically assess various arguments, using primary sources as evidence. In small groups, scholars jigsaw 5 primary source documents (linked), and fill out an...
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Abraham Lincoln Crossword

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Abraham Lincoln crossword worksheet, students read 20 clues pertaining to this famous President. Students fit their answers in a crossword puzzle.
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Juneteenth: An American History through Maps

For Students 6th - 12th
New ReviewAn interactive website traces the history of Juneteenth celebrations from their origin in Galveston, Texas, on June 19th to the present day.  Using interactive maps, learners can find information about the African-American population...
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Lincoln 2.0

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students investigate the Presidential history of Abraham Lincoln by completing a multimedia project.  In this U.S. politics lesson, students examine the image of Lincoln on a penny and work in groups to research Lincoln's life using the...
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The Union is Perpetual: Lincoln is Elected

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students take a closer look at the election of Abraham Lincoln. In this historical analysis lesson, students analyze letters, political cartoons, and campaign materials from Lincoln's campaign. Analysis worksheets are included.
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Lincoln: The Constitution & the Civil War

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the presidency of Abraham Lincoln. In this Abraham Lincoln lesson plan, students analyze the political and constitutional issues that Lincoln dealt with during his time in the White House as they play an online game and...
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A Slave No More

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students discover what it was like to cross into freedom. In this slavery lesson, students read the "Emancipation Proclamation," and letters written by Abraham Lincoln and John Washington (a former slave). Students identify the key ideas...
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What This Cruel War Was Over: Slavery and the Civil War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Can't travel to Richmond for your Civil War unit? This plan creates an authentic experience, using primary sources and the essential question: Over What Was the Civil War Fought? Historians examine the Appomattox Marker, the site of Gen....