Primary Source Worksheet: Abraham Lincoln, Letter to Horace Greeley

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Through close analysis of a primary source document and discussion questions, learners gain great insight into how Abraham Lincoln viewed his duties as president of the United States, as well as his response to those who criticized emancipation. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners work on document in partners before engaging in whole-group discussion
Classroom Considerations

  • This is a great assignment to use during your study of causes of the Civil War
Pros

  • Fantastic discussion questions provided for analysis of document
  • Includes educational poster about Abraham Lincoln as an additional material
  • Excellent tool for practicing primary source analysis
Cons

  • None