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Honest Abe        1.  Lincoln was self-taught:  Growing up with a father who didn’t respect learning, Lincoln fought to be a man of words.  A voracious reader, he would often be seen sitting and reading for hours.  His own father interpreted this as “lazy”, but Abe was not discouraged.  In fact, he was somebody who read and learned from others all his life.  In this same way, all leaders must be self-motivated, curious learners.  If you stop learning once you leave school yo...

April is the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. I have a huge list of resources about Lincoln on The Best Resources About Presidents’ Day.

Reagans record-setting number of scandals and crimes.

President Ronald Reagan ~ what an amazing man President Reagan was! He adored our beautiful USA & took every opportunity to say so :)

Taking action and being proactive are two of the most important ingredients to success in life.  People who are action focused get better jobs, better grades, have more impact in the world and have better relationships. When you read the quotes…

Anne Frank Anne Frank’s diary is one of the most widely read books in the world. It reveals the thoughts of a young, yet surprisingly mature girl, confined to a secret hiding place. “Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.

Irena Sendler, the Polish nurse who saved 2500 Jewish children from the internment camps

Irena Sendler A 98 year-old Polish woman named Irena Sendler died in During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out


Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.

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Anne Frank (June 1929 - March, Recently read "Diary of Anne Frank" - amazing young girl. Little did she know what an impact her life(and death) would have on so many people.

(2) Since this "essay" revolves around the Civil War it seems only fitting to give a brief overview of it. This infographic does just that. For a refresher course click on the image. [Civil War Facts Infographic from the National Park Service]

Civil War Facts Infographic and other resources from the National Park Service.

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US Civil War Infographic poster. Will There Be Another Civil War Soon Due To U. Government Neglect Against It's Own People

Here´s another, rarely seen photo of Lincoln (possibly by Preston Butler) made in May 1860, just after Lincoln clinched the nomination.

Here´s another, rarely seen photo of Lincoln (possibly by Preston Butler) made in May just after Lincoln clinched the nomination. From Pin Board lincoln was great.

1961. 25 Janvier (???). 1ère conférence de presse de jfk

1961 - President John F. Kennedy held the first presidential news conference carried live on radio and television.

The True Story of The Coolest Dog the White House Has Ever Seen: The happiest Scotty I have ever seen.

The True Story of The Coolest Dog the White House Has Ever Seen

*ABRAHAM LINCOLN's ~ Balcony seat at Fords Theater where he was shot by John Wilkes Booth! He died the next day on April 15, 1865.

photograph of Washington, D. President Lincoln's box at Ford's Theater, where the assassination Happened. It was created in The photo illustrates Washington, the assassination of President Lincoln, April-July

President during Civil War Union - Bing Images

Abraham Lincoln portrait from the Mathew Brady studio, Brady photographed Lincoln several times during his presidency.

Robert Lincoln, son of Pres. Abraham Lincoln. One day as he was preparing to board a train, it suddenly lurched and Lincoln fell between the train and track. Before he was injured, he was pulled to safety by Edwin Booth, brother of John Wilkes Booth, who soon after shot and killed Robert's father, the President.

Robert Lincoln was waiting to board a crowded train when he fell between the train and the platform. He was not harmed due to being pulled to safety by Edwin Booth, brother of the man that a short time later would kill Robert's father, Abraham Lincoln