Perhaps Lincoln’s most enduring legacy has been his reputation as “Savior of the Union.” Most Americans venerate him as the essential president –the one who saved the nation at its moment of greatest peril. But in the classroom, that marble image can take a significant beating as teachers and students find themselves arguing over Lincoln’s […]
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Contributing Editors for this page include China Harvey and Rhonda Webb Ranking #90 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I have not permitted myself, gentlemen, to conclude that I am the best man in the country; but I am reminded, in this connection, of a story of an old Dutch […]
Here are some of the very best projects submitted in recent years by participants who joined the “Understanding Lincoln,” online graduate course. This course, organized around our site “Lincoln’s Writings,” is jointly sponsored by the House Divided Project at Dickinson College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Please feel free to share these special multi-media […]
The following people have contributed a wide range of editorial content to the Lincoln’s Writings site. You can view their particular contributions by clicking on their names below. All of these editors have been graduate student participants in Matthew Pinsker’s “Understanding Lincoln,” online course from the Gilder Lehrman Institute, or undergraduate students in Pinsker’s American history classes at Dickinson […]