Internet Resources
  Unit 7: Toward the Modern Age

Abraham Lincoln Online Teachers will find this site to be an excellent source of information on America's sixteenth President. The site offers links to historic sites, speeches and writings, pictures, a quiz, Lincoln Birthday events, and much more. Want to know what Lincoln was doing during a specific week? Click on the "Lincoln This Week" feature to find out. This site is maintained by Rhoda Sneller, a member of the Abraham Lincoln Association and the Lincoln Group of Illinois.
http://www.netins.net/showcase/creative/lincoln.html

Selected Civil War Photographs
This site from the Library of Congress features a pictorial timeline of the Civil War. Most of the photographs were taken by Mathew Brady, the famous photographer whose images reflect the horror and tragedy of the conflict.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/cwphtml/cwphome.html

Gettysburg National Military Park
The site of the Battle of Gettysburg is a national park. Here, on a portion of the National Park Service's Web site, you can learn about Abraham Lincoln, his famous Gettysburg Address, and the Civil War.
http://www.nps.gov/gett/index.htm

The Gettysburg Address
Read Lincoln's famous speech at Gettysburg, view drafts of his speech, and find background information and photographs on the event at this site from the Library of Congress.
http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/gadd/

 


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