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Abraham Lincoln

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Briefly examines the life and presidency of the man who preserved the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Covers his early life, his election as President, and reviews events of the Civil War. Includes the Emancipation Proclamation, the Battle of Gettysburg, and the Gettysburg Address. Concludes with the account of his assassination in April, 1865.

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Runtime: 10 minutes 23 seconds

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    Sharon Z. (Waynesboro, VA)
    January 27th, 2021 at 07:55 AM

    Great information about Abraham Lincoln that was so accessible for all my students.

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    Shellie B. (Medina, OH)
    February 17th, 2015 at 10:51 AM

    Excellent and well made. Good information presented in a way that introduces students to Abraham Lincoln "the President" and Abraham Lincoln "the Man." It gives insight to how and why Lincoln became who he was.