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Lincoln

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  • 1. ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A LOOK BEHIND THE DECISIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS The 16 th President
  • 2. The Decisions
    • How did Lincoln’s decisions affect you?
      • On the Emancipations Proclamation?
      • On the 13 th , 14 th , & 15 th amendments?
      • How was the country changed by his decisions back then?
      • How is the country influenced, today by the decisions that Lincoln made back then?
  • 3. In Comparison
    • In what ways are Lincoln and Kennedy alike?
    • How could you compare Lincoln to Reagan?
    • What about Obama, is he similar too ? How
  • 4. 3 Views on the Emancipation Proclamation
    • Assigned Reading: Students will read excerpts from The Emancipation Proclamation: Three views
      • Medford: Pages 45-47
      • Williams: The Conclusion on pages 81 – 82.
      • One illustration from Holzer (per student’ choice)
  • 5. Medford
    • Edna Green Medford
    • A view into the African American perspective
    • How were the lives of black people made different by Lincoln finalizing the Emancipation Proclamation?
    • How would this classroom be different had it not been for Lincoln?
  • 6. Williams
    • Frank J. Williams:
    • Perspectives:
    • Legal
    • Militant
    • Political
  • 7. Holzer
    • Features pictures portraying Lincoln.
    • Uses iconography to demonstrate the effect of the Emancipation Proclamation
  • 8. Final Project
    • Electronic Essay
    • In groups of four
    • Due 1 week after we conclude the final lesson of this unit.
    • Graded according to Rubric.
    • Record your response to video.
    • Post video on You Tube or Teacher Tube.
    • Provide URL address.
  • 9. Final Project
    • Can Abraham Lincoln be a role model for us? What did you admire most about him and what were his least flattering qualities? In what ways could you try to be like him (defend your answers)?