Learning Lincoln On-line

 

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"THE 16TH PRESIDENT"

COMPREHENSIVE ACTIVITY SET

PART ONE

1.  Slavery

 

2.  Lincoln and Secession

 

3.  Lincoln's Cabinet

 

4.  Life in Washington D.C.:  The Lincolns move to Washington D.C.

 

5.  Lincolns in the White House

 

6.  President Lincoln and His Generals

 

7.  Questions about Lincoln and the Civil War: by category for trivia pursuits or scavenger hunts

 

8.  People who influenced the President Puzzle

 

9.  The People and the President (How he treated people)  “Thistle Picking”  questions

 

10.  Lincoln's Politics: introduction

 

11.  The Founding Fathers:  the basis of Lincoln’s political philosophy and Republicanism

 

12.  Great Speeches by President Lincoln

 

13.  The Gettysburg Address introduction

 

14.  Civil War Technologies: PART ONE

 

15.  Civil War Life (of the people of the north and south)

 

16.  The War Room (President Lincoln’s center of operation)

 

17.  On the Battlefield:  Lincoln’s commanders in the field  

 

18.  Emancipation Proclamation: introduction from the Lehrman Institute on-line

 

19.  The Medal of Honor:  Using the Medal of Honor A-Z Civil War listing website for information

 

20.  The War Ends: Surrender at Appomattox

 

21.  Civil War (the first modern war)

 

22.  The President’s Assassination

23.  Lincoln and His Navy

 

24.  Seeing the Real Lincoln through art, casts, and images:  introduction

PART TWO

 

1.  Abraham Lincoln, student of war

 

 

2.  The Great Generals of the Civil War from West Point

 

 

 

3.  Great Battles lost and won

 

 

4.  Statistics on Casualties

 

 

5.  Frederick Douglass & Black Soldiers of the Civil War

 

 

 

6.  The Air Balloon for spying

 

 

7.  The United States Military Railroad System: the first railroad war

 

 

8.  Allan Pinkerton, America’s First Private Eye; Union spies during the Civil War

 

 

9.  Finding the lost copy of the Gettysburg Address Treasure Hunt

 

 

 

10.  President Lincoln Leads the War

 

 

11.  The Higher Moral Ground:  Questions for consideration

 

 

12.  Lincoln and his command

 

 

13.  Civil War politics and the President

 

 

14.  Lincoln’s plan for Reconstruction;  Andrew Johnson’s plan for Reconstruction

 

15.  Reading Abraham Lincoln’s Writing:  It’s your turn now   (from primary sources in original handwriting)  Gettysburg Address; Acceptance Speech; the Emancipation Proclamation

 

 

 

16.  Hail to the Chief Project:  Comparing Presidents:  Which president do you think was or is best?

 

 

 

17.  Lincoln and Abolitionism (Hodges’ letter from the Library of Congress

 

 

 

18.  America’s White House:  Before and after the 16th President:  Student job and comparison chart

 

 

 

19.  The Great Locomotive Chase Resource and Activity

 

 

20.  America’s First Ladies:  a learning activity     Guidelines and challenge questions

 

 

 

21.  Mt. Rushmore Memorial and Gutzon Borglum Learning Activity

 

 

 

22.  Stone Mountain, Georgia Confederate Memorial

 

 

 

23.  Lincolns bits and Pieces from his famous speeches

 

 

 

24.  Lincoln Readings, the Springfield Years

 

 

 

25.  Slavery in the South

  NEW ADDITIONS TO MY ON-LINE BOOK

 

 

26.  The Ironclads and the Navy during the Civil War

 

27.  Great Readings Project:  The Lincoln's at Springfield "12" Short Bio's by Many Sources

 

28.  Great Reading Project: Lincoln Readings Pre-Presidential Puzzle

 

29.  Great Reading Project:  Fort Sumter Battle Readings Puzzle

 

29.  Great Reading Project: 21 Great Battles of the Civil War Readings Puzzle

 

30.  Great Reading Project: Abraham Lincoln's Story in His Own Words

 

31.  16th President Activity- Comparing the Armies of the North and the South and Generals Grant and Lee

 

32.  Chivalry in Civil War Military, including Southern Culture and  Mosby's Raiders

 

33.  Gettysburg Address Treasure Hunt with Questions to Answer

 

 

34.  Lincoln Penny Trivia Puzzle

 

 

35.   Ironclad Gunboat Learning Site

 

36.  Abraham Lincoln's Political Life Resources and Activity

 

 

 

37. Abraham Lincoln Stories:  Analysis Reading Activity

 

38.  Admiral James Buchanon, CSS and Rear Admiral David Farragut: Comparison and Contrast

 

39.  Great Generals and Admirals of the Civil War: Questions and Answers

 

40.  Brevet Officers of the Union and Maj. General George Armstrong Custer

 

 

41.   Commodore David Dixon Porter

"GREAT HOAX AT VICKSBURG" AND ‘Infernal Machines"

 

 

42.  Steamboats in America and the Civil War

"Steel & Steam" & "Disaster of the Sultana"

 

Use Ducksters for Civil War Information

Check out N.Y. Times Learning Center: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War

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