Abraham Lincoln, the Teacher

210 years ago today, in a one room log cabin near Hodgenville, Kentucky, one of the greatest Americans to ever live, Abraham Lincoln was born. Over a century and a half after his death, President Lincoln is still all around us. He has more things named after him in America than anyone but George Washington. […]

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Lincoln changed his mind, so can we.

On this date in 1858, the famous series of debates between Abraham Lincoln and Senator Stephen Douglas began in Illinois.  They would debate seven times, one for each congressional district in Illinois.  Douglas had served in Congress for 15 years, and was nationally known.  Lincoln had no Congressional experience and was a relative mystery.   […]

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