Explore the life, decisions, and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. Experience the world that he grew up in and the changes that he made through an intriguing photobiography. Analyze how Lincoln was treated by his contemporaries, who both agreed and disagreed with the policies he stood so staunchly behind. Examine Lincoln’s complex relationship with Frederick Douglass and the friendship that eventually developed between these two men. Along the way, learn how to use participles and appositives in your writing.
This unit can be used independently, but it is designed to be used concurrently with the social studies Unit 2: State Government and Economics.