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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!

7 Cheap Stocks Experts Love The eclectic choices range from a food giant to a battered bond insurer. Editor's note: Since the original publication of this article, J. Crew, one of our seven experts' top picks, has entered into a buyout agreement with two private-equity firms, TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners, for $3 billion, or $43.50 a share -- about 28% above the closing price of $34 when we went to press. Over the past year, stocks rose, fell and spent a great deal of time going sideways. Feeding the World Wintergreen Fund's (symbol WGRNX) David Winters embraces global investing, so it's little surprise that his stock pick is Nestlé (NSRGY.PK), the quintessential multinational corporation. Indeed, Nestlé's revenues of $107 billion are nearly evenly split among the U.S., Europe and emerging markets. Advertisement Let's not forget pet foods, a $12-billion-a-year line of business. But what Winters particularly likes is the "number of ways to win with Nestlé." Delivering Content Benefiting from Weakness J. J.

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.

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?

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.

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:

Silent Era : The silent film website About this Collection - Civil War Maps | Collections | Library of Congress Brings together materials from three premier collections: the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Virginia Historical Society, and the Library of Virginia. Among the reconnaissance, sketch, and theater-of-war maps are the detailed battle maps made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss for Generals Lee and Jackson, General Sherman's Southern military campaigns, and maps taken from diaries, scrapbooks, and manuscripts all available for the first time in one place. Most of the items presented here are documented in Civil War Maps: An Annotated List of Maps and Atlases in the Library of Congress, compiled by Richard W. Stephenson in 1989. New selections from 2,240 maps and 76 atlases held by the Library will be added monthly. Civil War Maps contains items from the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Library of Virginia, and the Virginia Historical Society. The maps, charts, and atlases depict battles, troop positions and movements, engagements, and fortifications.

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.

Women's History Month: Six Lesson Plan Resources for Teachers March is Women’s History Month, and International Women’s Day, March 8, is also a part of the celebration each year. For educators and students, the month provides a wonderful opportunity to explore and dig deeper into women’s contributions, struggles, and triumphs throughout history. A great place to start is the National Women’s History project, where students can explore this year’s theme, “Nevertheless, She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.” Teachers will find some great resources for incorporating women’s history into lessons this month and beyond, as well as for exploring gender roles and stereotypes with students.’s Women’s History Resources: This is a one-stop shop for diving deep into Women’s History Month. Educators will find learning resources, lesson plans, and a long list of quizzes and printables for the classroom. Discussing Gender Roles and Stereotypes in Class

History vs. Richard Nixon - Alex Gendler | TED-Ed Special thanks to Stanley Kutler. There is plenty more to understand about Richard M. Nixon. Here is a link to the Nixon Library where you can find out about his childhood, family, and post-presidency. Still interested in who Richard Nixon really was and where he came from? Take a closer look at Nixon’s often-overlooked accomplishments and environmental initiatives, as well as an explanation of his actions and the context in which they occurred. But don’t forget about the seriousness of the Watergate crimes, the terrible legacy of the Chilean coup, and what recently declassified tapes reveal about his campaign’s interference in the Vietnam peace efforts.