Links for High School
Students and Teachers

Click Here for a very detailed curriculum guide on the legal life of Abraham Lincoln which incorporates history/social studies, English/language arts, reading and literature, science and mathematics, character education, geography, civics/government, art and music plus other resources.
*For high school students.

Click Here for information on the civil war and activities for the class.

Student Activity 1
- "A Small Rebellion Now and Then"
Student Activity 2- “Professional Advice for a Congressional Hearing”
Student Activity 3- “You May Stay or You May Go”
Student Activity 4- “Father Abraham”
Student Activity 5- “The War Powers Tug of War”
*Grades 9-12

Click Here for educational material, including lesson plans for students in grades 6-8 and grades 9-12

Click Here to view lesson plans for high school students


Further Reading

Donald, David Herbert. Lincoln. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995.

Gienapp, William E. Abraham Lincoln and Civil War America: A Biography. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Gienapp, William E. This Fiery Trial: The Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Dayton: Morningside, 1985.

Hanchett, William. Out of the Wilderness: The Life of Abraham Lincoln. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1994.

Keneally, Thomas. Abraham Lincoln. New York: Lipper/Viking, 2003.

Neely, Mark E. The Abraham Lincoln Encyclopedia. New York: Da Capo Press, 1982.

Neely, Mark E. The Last Best Hope of Earth: Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1993.

Zeinert, Karen. The Lincoln Murder Plot. North Haven, Conn. : Linnet Books, 1999

Oates, Stephen B. With Malice Toward None: The Life of Abraham Lincoln. New York: Harper & Row, 1977.