• 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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  • 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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  • English
    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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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Abraham Lincoln Summary 15
    Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the U.S (1861-1865) who brought the Union to victory in the Civil War. Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in Kentucky. His father was Thomas Lincoln and his mother was Nancy Hanks, both were pioneer farmers. When Abraham Lincoln was two they moved to nearby...
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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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  • How Old Am I
    Voting o State & Local Government o Resources Home • About the White House • Presidents Our Presidents * 1. George Washington * 2. John Adams * 3. Thomas Jefferson * 4. James Madison * 5. James Monroe * 6. John Quincy Adams * 7. Andrew Jackson ...
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  • Character Protects Life
    - Robert Schuller "Arise awake and stop not till the goal is reached." - Swami Vivekananda "I walk slowly, but I never walk backward." - Abraham Lincoln "When the going gets tough, the tough get going." - Joseph Kennedy Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain't all sunshine...
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  • Vocabulary
    an African-American slave in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom and that of his wife and their two daughters. Abraham Lincoln- Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. John Brown- John Brown...
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