Presidential Facts about Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln - 16th President of the United States serving 2 terms, from 1861 to 1865.
Vice President - 1st term: Hannibal Hamlin 2nd term: Andrew Johnson
Born - February 12, 1809
Died - April 15, 1865
First Lady - Mary Todd Lincoln
Party - Republican
Abraham Lincoln is from Kentucky.
President Lincoln’s Cottage: Emancipation Proclamation Teacher Resources
The President Lincoln's Cottage museum has numerous resources and lesson plans for learning about Lincoln and the Civil War. In the Emancipation Proclamation lesson plan, students will compare and contrast different drafts of the document using primary sources.
Emancipation Proclamation from the Smithsonian Institute
The Smithsonian Institute has a large collection of artwork, illustrations, and political advertisements from the time of the Emancipation Proclamation. Students can learn about different perspectives and the political climate of the time through the artwork that was created.
Classroom Tips for Memorizing the Gettysburg Address
"To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, documentarian Ken Burns, along with numerous partners, has launched a national effort to encourage everyone in America to video record themselves reading or reciting the speech. The collection of recordings housed on this site will continue to grow as more and more people are inspired by the power of history and take the challenge to Learn The Address. Here are some tips for helping students, in school or at home, memorize the Address."
Abraham Lincoln Genealogy
Lincoln's Views on the Emancipation Proclamation
Abraham Lincoln didn't originally set out to end slavery, but he would eventually come to. Learn about how his views changed over time in this article from History.com.
Abraham Lincoln Webquest
From Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) funded by the Library of Congress.
The Health and Medical History of President Abraham Lincoln
This website tabulates the illnesses of American Presidents and other notable people. Both laypersons and physicians will find it interesting.
American President Abraham Lincoln
From the Miller Center at the University of Virginia.
History.com: Abraham Lincoln
This site offers videos, pictures and interactive resources for studying the presidents.
Portraits of the President: Abraham Lincoln
From the National Portrait Gallery
Looking for Lincoln
From PBS.org A variety of primary sources and interactive content including lesson plans to study the life of Abraham Lincoln.
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial
Abraham Lincoln spent fourteen years of his life (1816-1830) in southern Indiana. Read the words of Abraham Lincoln and other pioneers about the lives that they led on the frontier. The website offers historical information about the park for those who cannot visit in person.
Four American presidents have been assassinated. Lincoln was the first.
Lincoln Shot at Ford's Theater
The Assassination of President Lincoln, Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.
President Abraham Lincoln Assassination
Content Warning: Graphic picture. From American Civil War.com and the Library of Congress.
The Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln
A scanned edition of the April 29, 1865 edition of Harper's Weekly.
Abraham Lincoln Assassination Conspiracies
Assassination Facts from About.com
Abraham Lincoln's Assassination
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
The Death of President Lincoln, 1865
From Eye Witness to History.com
Lincoln Assassination and Memorial Links
Abraham Lincoln served as President of the United States from 1861-1865.
Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln
Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln including a timeline and photo gallery.
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
Resources from MrNussbaum.com
Abraham Lincoln Learning Games and Activities for Kids
From Apples 4 the teacher. Games and activities about Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln and Reconstruction
This lesson focuses on Lincoln's role as president during the Civil War.
Abraham Lincoln Research Site
Created by a retired American history teacher.
Mary Todd Lincoln House
The Mary Todd Lincoln House was the family home of the future wife of the 16th President. The 14 room house contains period furniture, family portraits and furnishings from the Todds as well as the Lincolns.
Lincoln Museum of Kentucky
The museum's main exhibits include a dozen dioramas of the life of the 16th president of the United States.
Dewitt County Museum
Discover the connection between C.H. Moore and Abe Lincoln.
Lincoln Homestead State Park
Discover the original home of Lincoln's mother, as well as replicas of the 1782 cabin and blacksmith shop where his father was reared and learned his trade. The park offers a gift shop, golfing, picnicking and a museum.
Lincoln State Park
The park was opened in 1932 as a memorial to Lincoln's mother, Nancy Hanks. The park offers a Boat Launch Ramp, boating, camping, canoe, paddle boat and row boating rentals, fishing, a general store, hiking trails, Interpretive and nature Center, picnicking, and swimming.
Lincoln Home National Historic Site
There are a variety of visitor activities available at Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Free Ranger led tours of the Lincoln Home are the central feature of the site. The Visitor Center offers orientation and interpretive films. The website offers historical information about the park for those who cannot visit in person.
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
Lincoln's life in Kentucky.
One of the most visited sites in the nation's capital. Celebrate the legacy of Abraham Lincoln and explore the American experience through theatre and education.
Iconic DC historical site. The website offers historical information about the park and the President for those who cannot visit in person. Offers a Junior Ranger program for students
Abraham Lincoln - 16th President of the Unites States
This biography by Patsy Stevens, a retired teacher, was written in 2001.
Mr. Lincoln and Freedom
Details the progress of Mr. Lincoln's opposition to slavery from his years in the Illinois State Legislature to the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment abolishing slavery.
Mr. Lincoln's White House
Discover the people and events that worked with President Lincoln in Washington during the Civil War.
Lincoln's Proclamation Establishing Thanksgiving Day
A primary source dating October 3, 1863 from the collected works of Abraham Lincoln,