• American Shadow
    For some, their names will stand the test of time and greatness will withstand from just a whisper of their name, such as George Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. For some, their names will be forgotten, but still written in our test books, such as Zachary Taylor. For others, they...
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    to violent conflicts with the American Indians. The Indians lost their traditional territories and fell victim to diseases carried from Europe. By contrast, French exploration of Canada did not lead to large-scale immigration from France, and relations with native peoples were generally more cooperative...
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  • The American Civil War
    slave to escape and two years in jail for possessing abolitionist literature. In 1856 Abraham Lincoln joined the Republican Party and unsuccessfully challenged Stephen A. Douglas for his seat in the Senate. Lincoln was opposed to Douglas's proposal that the people living in the Louisiana Purchase (Louisiana...
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  • Mount Rushmore
    Jefferson, George Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. They symbolize this nation's rich history. Sculptor Gutzon Borglum began to drill into the six-thousand foot mountain in 1927. After months of diligent work on the mountain, the sculptor passed away. His son, Lincoln Borglum...
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    Abraham Lincoln Alexzandria Mastin Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln on February...
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    1. Abraham Lincoln – I picked him because he did so much for the American population, many people actually look at him as a hero. He saved the Union, freed the slaves, and presided over America’s second founding. Abraham Lincoln is remembered for his vital role as the leader in preserving the Union...
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  • Abraham Lincoln Summary 21
    Abraham Lincoln, from the backwoods of Hodgenville Kentucky, rose to become one of the greatest presidents of the United States. During his attempt to keep the Union in the Civil War, he gained more power and authority than any president before him. A excellent politician, Lincoln was always looked upon...
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  • Character Protects Life
    you look at great men like Abraham Lincoln and George Washington, you will find they did not invoke change in our generation by chance, rather, they were driven by an inward need to make things right—possessed with a rock-solid character formed from solid values. Abraham Lincoln did not wake up one day...
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    or drop objects and describe what happens. 8. Observe common objects not falling and describe what is holding them up (e.g a book on a table). 9. Contrast the sun (or moon) setting with an object falling to the ground. Resources and Materials: Science Experiments for Young Learners Science Big Book...
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  • Abraham Lincoln
    Pre-AP Abraham Lincoln Rough Draft Without question, Abraham Lincoln is one of the most celebrated figures in American history. Like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson before him, Lincoln is almost universally thought of today as a man of rare ability and character who shaped the United States...
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  • The Most Controversial American Presidents
    Contents Argument 2 Chapter I. George Washington 4 I.1 Early life 4 I.2 Presidency 5 I.3 Retirement and death 6 Chapter II. Abraham Lincoln 7 II.1 Early life and education 7 II.2 Presidency and the Civil War 8 II.3 Assassination 13 Chapter III. J. F. Kennedy 15 III.1 Early life...
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  • Lincoln as Represented in the Arts
    George Grey Barnard's sculpture of Abraham Lincoln which he crafted and dedicated in 1917 in Cincinnati, Ohio, is quite possibly the "ugly duckling" of all Lincoln sculptures. Robert Todd Lincoln expressed that the statue was not the way his father should be remembered. The positioning of the hands...
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  • Quotations
    is the medicine of life." -The Apocrypha, 6:16 "They are alive and well somewhere, the smallest sprout shows there is really no death..." -George Washington Carver (1864-1943) "The superior reasoning power...revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God." -Albert Einstein (1879-1955) ...
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  • Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    Assassination of Abraham Lincoln “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves” (Lincoln). Lincoln believed in equality for all, and was willing to die for his beliefs. On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth, a Confederate...
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  • The Real Lincoln
    such as George Washington, (our first president) John Hancock, John Adams, and Mark Twain were among many others who contributed to the betterment of our great country, the United States of America. Yet there was one name that resounded in my classrooms, and in my ears. That name was Abraham Lincoln. As...
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  • Washington Dc
    Washington D.C. Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States of America. Washington D.C. was founded in 1791 and named after our first President of the United States, George Washington. "Columbia" in "District of Columbia" refers to Christopher Columbus. The capital’s location was chosen...
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  • Abraham Lincoln Essay 27
    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was an incredible man and president. He got rid of slavery in the United States and was with us during the Civil War. If it weren't for Lincoln, slavery could very possibly still be around. The 16th president of the United States of America accomplished many things...
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  • Abraham Lincoln's Assassination
    L.B. U.S. History 1 H 4B 11 April 2013 Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination The sixteenth President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, was assassinated on April 14, 1865. This period of time in American history will forever be marked by his tragic death. He was shot by John Wilkes Booth, a Confederate...
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  • Who Is Your Hero?
    a major revolt against Spain. When I first started reading about Andres Bonifacio I was immediately captivated. He reminds me of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington rolled into one. Although he didn’t have the natural genius of Rizal, he was an incredible fellow just the same. He came from nothing...
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  • Abraham Lincoln Essay 24
    Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809, in a one-room log cabin on a 348 acre (1.4 km²) Sinking Spring Farm in the Southeast part of Hardin County, Kentucky, then considered the frontier (now part of LaRue Co., in Nolin Creek, three miles (5 km) south of Hodgenville), to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy...
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