Growing Up With Lincoln

What kids start out learning about Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation

and ideally what they should learn by the time they leave high school.

4 comments… add one
  • Brad Mar 27, 2012 @ 4:30

    Forgot to add yesterday that I wonder how many people actually now about the Proclamation nowadays, let alone the limits of what Lincoln could do. My son told me a couple of years ago that there were kids his age (teenager) who didn’t even know who Lincoln was or that he had been president during WW II, etc.

  • Brad Mar 26, 2012 @ 4:44

    Regrettably some people know very little about Lincoln, let alone current events.

    When I was a kid I had to memorize the Gettysburg Address. I think it was a good exercise.

    Off topic, but I like the new masthead and look of the Blog. Well done.

    • Kevin Levin Mar 26, 2012 @ 4:45

      Glad you like it.

  • Rob Baker Mar 25, 2012 @ 14:32

    What a great transition from step one to step two. Simplicity to higher thinking. Good finds.

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