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The Gettysburg Address:  A 150-Year-Old Speech Continues to Resonate

Do Now | December 13, 2013 | 8 Comments

The Gettysburg Address: A 150-Year-Old Speech Continues to Resonate

Four score and seven years ago … well actually, 150 years ago — on November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered his now legendary Gettysburg Address in. A mere 273 words in length, in honor of the soldiers who fought in one of the most important battles of the Civil War, the speech became one of the most influential speeches in American history.

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Three Resources for Teaching Key Moments in U.S. History

PBS LearningMedia | December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Three Resources for Teaching Key Moments in U.S. History

PBS LearningMedia has a wealth of free media resources for engaging students. Here are 3 resources for teaching about critical moments  in United States history. The president we now refer to as “The Great Emancipator” was not always so steadfast in his opposition to the institution of slavery. His views on the issue evolved dramatically […]

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