Contributing Editors for this page include Brian Elsner and Thomas Warf Ranking #51 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Will you pardon me for asking what the horses of your army have done since the battle of Antietam that fatigue anything?” On This Date HD Daily Report, October 25, 1862 […]
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Contributing Editors for this page include Thomas Warf Ranking #57 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Two points in your proclamation of August 30th give me some anxiety.” On This Date HD Daily Report, September 2, 1861 The Lincoln Log, September 2, 1861 Custom Map View in Larger Map Close […]
Contributing Editors for this page include Thomas Warf Ranking #84 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Yours of the 23rd. is received; and I am constrained to say it is difficult to answer so ugly a letter in good temper.” On This Date HD Daily Report, December 31, 1861 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 […]
Overview The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) have been adopted by a vast majority of states for their K-12 public schools. They are designed to promote higher standards in reading and math in order to help American students perform better on international assessments of learning and become more competitive in the global economy. Common Core […]
Historical Background Sometimes students get confused by the concept of the “law of war.” There is not law in warfare goes a common refrain –anything goes. Yet in many ways the entire concept of international law is grounded in doctrines about how war or armed conflict can be conducted in legitimate ways. There are several […]