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Soldier’s Letters

Every time I listen to a lecture, attend a conference, find new material and new ways of thinking about the Civil War I have to rethink how I teach it.  I only have two weeks, maybe three at the most

Posted in Discussion, Primary Sources, Word Clouds

Mary Todd – A lucky woman

This is just pure reflection. Of course having listened to the lectures and read the additional documents, watched the guest speakers, etc. Lincoln is on my mind. I love him. I think I am one of his biggest fans. I

Posted in Discussion

Exciting and overwhelming

While reading and, as mentioned above, digging in - I am struck by how vast the amount of super cool resources there are available to us all.  I find myself going to one place to begin reading, and seeing a link

Posted in Discussion, Online Learning
Registration is now open for "Understanding Lincoln," a full credit open online graduate course on how to teach Abraham Lincoln's legacy offered in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute. Sign up by May 27, 2014. Click on the icon for more info:
House Divided Project

Course Professor
Matthew Pinsker:
Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA 17013

Course Producer
Lance Warren:
Gilder Lehrman Institute
New York, NY 10036