"A Word Fitly Spoken": Abraham Lincoln on the American Union


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In this unit of four lessons, from EDSITEment, students examine Lincoln's three most famous speeches-the Gettysburg Address and the First and Second Inaugural Addresses-in addition to a little known fragment on the Constitution and trace what these documents say regarding the significance of union to the prospects for American self-government.

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    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: United States History, History-Social Science

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    Teaching Method: Discussions; Visual Instruction; Cooperative Learning; Problem-Solving