Contributing Editors for this page include Jonas Sherr Ranking #144 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I suppose as good, or even better, men than I may have been in American, or Know-Nothing lodges; but in point of fact, I never was in one, at Quincy, or elsewhere. I was […]
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Contributing Editors for this page include Jonas Sherr Ranking #111 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I find that there are several particulars in which the present law in regard to Chaplains is supposed to be deficient, all of which I now design presenting to the appropriate Committee of Congress. […]
Contributing Editors for this page include Jonas Sherr Ranking #138 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I am not a Know-Nothing. That is certain. How could I be? How can any one who abhors the oppression of negroes, be in favor of degrading classes of white people? Our progress in […]
At Quora, the social question & answer website, we have posted the following essential question to help teachers and students organize their thoughts on some of the documents within the Railsplitter theme: Was Abraham Lincoln self-made or self-invented, especially in the years before he became president? You can view (and vote) on all of the […]
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 […]
“We are coming, Father Abraham, Three Hundred Thousand More.” This was the memorable opening line of an 1862 poem (and later popular song) by James Sloan Gibbons that signified the enthusiasm of some in the North for President Lincoln’s decisive call for more troops after more than a year of Civil War. Lincoln was father […]