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A Word Fitly Spoken: Abraham Lincoln on the American Union

President’s Day will be on Monday, February 20. It is fitting to honor one of the greatest American presidents, Abraham Lincoln, by examining some of his most important speeches. Listen to a reading of his Gettysburg Address and of his brilliant second inaugural address. Explore the interactive timelines included with each speech. You can view political cartoons of the times, maps of Civil War battles and election results, and brief biographies of noted persons of the time as well as see the 13th amendment to the Constitution with Abraham Lincoln’s signature.

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