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1865 --- The assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, as the American Civil War was drawing to a close.

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This lesson will examine the most famous speech in American history to understand how Lincoln turned a perfunctory eulogy at a cemetery dedication into a concise and profound meditation on the meaning of the Civil War and American union. Questions used in this TED.Ed are borrowed from Edsitement lesson plan.

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This vintage American Civil War painting features President Abraham Lincoln, holding the American flag, as he speaks before a crowd.

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*THE NATIONAL NEWS,1865~ LINCOLN SHOT: The assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday, April14,1865, as the American Civil War was drawing to a close...

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Ford’s theatre The president's box at Ford's theatre, photographed at the time of Abraham Lincoln's assassination in April 1865 by the actor John Wilkes Booth – five days after General Robert Lee's surrender to General Grant at Appomattox. The theatre remained closed for over 100 years until it reopened in 1968 as a national historic site and working theatre. Archive photograph by Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

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from Lost At E Minor: For creative people

Colorized photos of Abraham Lincoln

Sanna Dullaway Colorized photos of Abraham Lincoln

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- Google+==Flora Stewart was 117 years old when this photo was taken in New Hampshire in 1867. That means she was born in 1750. She saw this country founded and lived to see the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and the end of slavery. She saw George Washington and Abraham Lincoln as Presidents.

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Before and after the civil war…

Before and after the civil war...

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