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To celebrate 150 years since the Party of Lincoln abolished slavery with the Amendment, Republicans should reclaim its leading role in American race relations.

If you teach the Declaration of Independence, you need this six minute video from the movie about John Adams.

If you teach the Declaration of Independence, you need this six minute video from the movie about John Adams.~~~I'm pinning without reading so I can't verify the validity of the claim but I love history so I'll keep it for later

In 1865, Rev. Henry Highland Garnet, a former slave, became the first black to speak in the Capitol Building in Washington, DC. His sermon was delivered on Sunday, February 12, 1865 within days of Congress's adoption of the 13th Amendment banning slavery.  A number of Republican leaders thought the occasion merited a public religious service to commemorate the event.  They extended the invitation to Rev. Garnet.  His sermon titled, “Let the Monster Perish,” appears in the link.

Henry Highland Garnet (December 1815 – February was an African American abolitionist and orator. He was the first black minister to preach to the United States House of Representatives.

Bull Run by Paul Fleischman, "Northerners, Southerners, generals, couriers, dreaming boys, and worried sisters describe the glory, the horror, the thrill, and the disillusionment of the first battle of the Civil War."

From the Newbery Medal-winning author of Seedfolks, Paul Fleischman, Joyful Noise is a collection of irresistible poems that celebrates the insect world.

Lincoln Memorial - Washington D.C., United States of America

82 iconic world landmarks to visit before you die [PICs]

82 iconic world landmarks to visit before you die [PICs] - Matador Network Lincoln Memorial - Washington D., United States of America

A resource for students, educators and all lovers of American History // Videos, activities, links, resources - "Because History is Fun!"  :)

A resource for students, educators and all lovers of American History // Videos, activities, links, resources - "Because History is Fun!

Abraham Lincoln Talking Commemorative Portrait Doll Recites The Gettysburg Address

Abraham Lincoln Talking Commemorative Portrait Doll Recites The Gettysburg Address

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