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Remembering Abraham Lincoln: A Northern State University Noon Forum

   February 12 will mark Abraham Lincoln’s 207th birthday. During fall semester, a Noon Forum was given by Dr. Jon Schaff in the library round room. This forum was dedicated to Lincoln, our 16th president, his involvement with slavery, and honoring Constitution Day. 464 more words


Abe Advises

Yes, it’s Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. Happy birthday, Abe! When I was a kid, it used to be a national holiday. And now it isn’t. Why not? 257 more words

Quote of the day, Feb. 12

Abraham Lincoln, on education

“Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.”


The Bitter Angels of Our Nature

“I’m glad I found this meeting,” a newcomer said this morning. “I went to one in” (name of nearby city that is big enough to have a dilapidated downtown) “yesterday and I was scared. 1,688 more words

Daily Prompt

Reflections on Presidents' Day

By Richard Land,

This month Americans celebrate on Presidents’ Day the birthdays of the country’s two greatest presidents, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Washington, the wealthy southern plantation owner, and Lincoln, the log cabin born, Midwestern, self-made son of the soil, came from starkly different backgrounds and life experiences, and yet they literally shaped America into the nation it ultimately became. 815 more words


Lincoln Leaves Springfield

February 11, 1861 – President-elect Abraham Lincoln and Mrs. Mary Todd Lincoln left their hometown of Springfield, Illinois on their long journey to Washington, D.C. 1,615 more words

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Do You Know the Year Washington was Born?

Today is the 207th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. If you already knew that, congratulations, you are in a select minority who do.

See, while schools close for two days in February, the reason for these closures remain vague for most.   574 more words

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