Primary Source Worksheet: Abraham Lincoln, Letter to General William T. Sherman

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A brief letter can speak volumes. Your young historians will analyze a letter written by Abraham Lincoln to General Sherman, and discover the significance of the capture of Savannah, as well as gain insight into Lincoln's role as commander-in-chief.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use this document as an opportunity to discuss the obligations of the United States president as commander-in-chief
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  • Thought-provoking analysis questions that can be used for discussion or further research
  • Educational poster about Abraham Lincoln also included in resource's materials
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