Friday, November 6, 2009

Abraham Lincoln Was Elected President of the United States - November 6, 1860

Abraham Lincoln successfully led his country through its greatest internal crisis, the American Civil War, preserving the Union and ending slavery.

- Wikipedia

Lesson Plan Information
Title: Abraham Lincoln on Slavery and Race
Objectives: Students will:
- examine letters and speeches of Abraham Lincoln in order to understand Lincoln’s position on slavery.
- understand the connection between the historical context and Lincoln’s views.
- understand the influence of race on politics in the antebellum era.
Grade Level: High School, Grades 10-12
Subject: American History / Social Sciences
Materials: Access to the Internet.
Time Needed: Two 50-minute class periods
Provided by: History Now (Author: Roberta McCutcheon)

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