Interactive Gettysburg Address

Interactive Gettysburg Address

This interactive version of the Gettysburg Address from the Smithsonian Museum of American History allows you to explore the document in a whole new way.

The Gettysburg Address

The Gettysburg Address

Lincoln feels he has failed the American people, his audience at Gettysburg, and the memory of the dead with his short address, yet the eloquence and grandeur of the 269 words b...

 Ken Burns Civil War Interview

Ken Burns Civil War Interview

Ken Burns talks about the Civil War

Lesson Plans

The Gettysburg Address

The Gettysburg Address

In this video segment excerpted from the PBS series Looking for Lincoln, Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and President Bill Clinton examine the context and content of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.

Engaging Students

Engaging Students

Engaging Students in a Collaborative Exploration of the Gettysburg Address

Civil War: The Gettysburg Address

Civil War: The Gettysburg Address

Students will evaluate the role of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address in the context of its place and time in history and how it is relevant in today’s society.

Would Lincoln Have Survived If He Was Shot Today?

Would Lincoln Have Survived If He Was Shot Today?

The anatomy of the President's fatal wound, and what modern medicine could have done for him

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