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The Racism of Abraham Lincoln, Part 4

The Emancipation of Abraham Lincoln

The pivotal moment in both the Civil War and in Lincoln’s views on race occurred on January 1, 1863, when Lincoln signed the final version of the Emancipation Proclamation. 2,331 more words

Civil War

Growing Up Lincoln: War and Play in the White House

Tad Lincoln’s toy sword can be seen on display at the Ford’s Theatre Museum. In this month’s Museum Feature, learn more about the Lincoln sons and their childhood in the White House. 924 more words

Civil War

Read this fast before the miniscule thread of positivity woven within snaps

Something Richard Dawkins asserted in his book, The God Delusion, popped into my head, recently that got me thinking on more of a positive note them I’m inclined to do when pondering the state of humanity. 732 more words

Abraham Lincoln

Depends on the Second Face. . . -_-

“If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?”

**Abraham Lincoln


Object Lessons

Questions first ignited in a comprehensive exam room have an electric way of rippling through your whole career, whether you’re teaching in a university classroom and/or in the realms of public history. 1,105 more words


What is the purpose of education?

What exactly is the purpose of obtaining an education? If you answer “to learn” that is obvious, but that answer also side steps the question. It says nothing about what you are going to learn or the why you are going to learn it.  513 more words

Educational Trends

Confused History--Fascism and Secession

by Al Benson Jr.

The other night I ran across some sort of forum on the Internet, and one of the contributors to it asked the question: What if? 1,144 more words