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Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress

Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress

Digital Classroom | Home Welcome to one of the largest online collections of primary sources and historical periodicals about the women's suffrage movement. This learning module investigates how the suffragists embraced the First Amendment as a tool to help achieve their goal. From the early national conferences to the founding of publications dedicated to women's rights, suffragists exercised all five freedoms and pioneered new forms of dramatic protest. As you explore, you'll develop a deeper understanding of the women's suffrage movement that goes beyond the famous names and iconic images to reveal the roots of today's social and political movements. This site includes: There's more to see and do!

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Engraved and lithographed portraits of Abraham Lincoln, The Library of Congress generally does not own rights to material in its collections and, therefore, cannot grant or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute the material. For further rights information, see "Rights Information" below and the Rights and Restrictions Information page ( ). Rights Advisory: See Rights and Restrictions Information Page Reproduction Number: --- Call Number: E457.6 .T78 (Case X) [P&P] Copy 2 E457.6 .T78 Copy 2. Vol. 2 only. [General Collections] Copy 1 Medium: v. col. front., mounted illus., plates, ports. (part mounted) facsims. 29 cm. Rights assessment is your responsibility. Quality copies of pages from books or serials in P&P Case can generally be ordered through Library of Congress Duplication Services. 1. Select to Search All In the search blank, type Illus in [call number of the Case book, up to the first decimal point] View any retrieved images. 2. Is the item digitized?

The American Civil War Exhibit | Home Unbreakable: Remembering the Code Talkers Navajo Code Talkers Henry Bake and George Kirk, 12/1943 (ARC 593415) Keith Hill passed away yesterday at the age of 87. He was president of the Navajo Code Talkers Association and Congressional Silver Medal recipient. At 17, he joined the Navajo Code Talkers, a group of men who used their Native American language to communicate and coordinate the movements of Marines in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Hill started with the U .S. Marine Corps in December of 1943, and he fought at the Marshall Islands, Sai Pan, and Iwo Jima. Encryption could be a complicated and time-consuming task. Philip Johnston, the son of a missionary, had presented the idea of Navajo speakers to the Marines. Why Navajos? But after a demonstration on February 28, 1942, General Vogel wrote to the U.S. The initial recruits came up with the code, creating a vocabulary for military terms. They created a system that signified the 26 letters of the English alphabet. Capt. First 29 Navajo U.S.

Silent Era : The silent film website Lincoln and the Law – Law Library of Congress To view PDFs Back to Legal Topics Lincoln’s effort to restore the Union and his contributions to American political thought and its ideals of freedom often obscure the fact that he had been a successful attorney. Lincoln himself admitted his ambition lay in politics and not in the law, stating “my forte is as a Statesman, rather than a Prosecutor.” Even if the law was Lincoln’s “secondary” avocation, it was indelibly linked to him in life and death. First, Lincoln the Lawyer is comprised of works specifically on his work as a prominent Illinois lawyer. Second, Habeas Corpus and the War Powers of the President covers contemporary literature on Lincoln’s controversial balancing of civil liberties against the demands of war aims. Finally, The Assassination: Trials contains period transcripts and reports of the trial of the surviving conspirators in the murder of the President and attempted murder of other public officials. Back to Top Lincoln the Lawyer 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 1. 2. 3. 4.

The Civil War Collection at Penn State Penn State Collections Peoples Contest: A Civil War Era Digital Archiving Project - The project website features a growing number of digital collections from the Penn State special collections as well as state wide archives and regional historical societies. The project aims to advance scholarship on the experiences of the northern homefront during the civil war era, beginning in 1851 with Pennsylvanians' resistance to the Fugitive Slave Act and ending in 1874 with the revision of the state constitution. James T. PA Civil War Regimental Histories - The full-text of accounts from the collections of the Pennsylvania State Library. PA Civil War Era Newspapers - This collection contains all words, photographs, and advertisements from selected newspapers published during the pivotal years before, during, and after the U.S. PA History Journals - These journals publish scholarship on state, local, and regional history: Other Open Access Collections Smeed, E.C. The Pennsylvania State Library

John Marshall, Marbury v. Madison, and Judicial Review—How the Court Became Supreme Activity 1. What does Article III say? This case is all about the power of the Supreme Court as outlined in the Constitution in relationship to the other two branches. So what does the Constitution say is the job of the Supreme Court? What is the job of the Supreme Court as described in Article III? Activity 2. Students should read this short background piece about Marbury v. What was William Marbury's complaint and how did it arise? Activity 3. What did John Marshall write about the power of the Supreme Court in the actual decision? Part 1: What is the relationship of the Constitution to ordinary laws? Excerpted from Marbury v. The authority, therefore, given to the Supreme Court by the act establishing the judicial courts of the United States to issue writs of mandamus to public officers appears not to be warranted by the Constitution, and it becomes necessary to inquire whether a jurisdiction so conferred can be exercised. Teachers may want to consider these questions, among others: What is Yellow Dog Linux? An open source, Linux operating system for home, office, server, and cluster users. Built upon the RHEL/CentOS core, Fixstars has since the spring of 1999 developed and maintained YDL for the Power architecture family of CPUs. This focus and dedication has lead to the world's leading Linux for the Power architecture. What is included? Yellow Dog Linux combines a no non-sense graphical installer with support for a wide range of Power hardware, leading (but not bleeding) edge kernels and stable, functional compilers for code development. A history of dedication and innovation. YDL v6.1 brings to close a decade of support for the Power architecture by Terra Soft while introducing Fixstars' first release.

Civil War Photos Select Audiovisual Records National Archives and Records AdministrationWashington, DC 20408 Engineers of the 8th N.Y. State Militia, 1861. No. Ill-B-499. Cropped from Select List # 5.View larger image Contents: The War Between the States was the first large and prolonged conflict recorded by photography. The name Mathew B. The pictures listed in this publication are in the Still Picture Branch of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Photographs included in this leaflet have been listed under one of four main headings: activities, places, portraits, and Lincoln's assassination. At the end of this leaflet, there are instructions for ordering photographs. Sandra Nickles and Joe D. Activities Army Life 1. 2. 3. 4. Army Units 5. 6. 7. 8. Cavalry 9. 10. 11. Civilians 12. 13. 14. Communications and Intelligence 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Councils 21. 22. 23. Engineering 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. Foreign Observers 29. 30. 31. Generals in the Field 32. 33. 34. Medical 35. 36. 37. 38.