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Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D. C. Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Abraham Lincoln: On the Prairie. LINCOLN AT LOUISVILLE’S WATERFRONT .

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Lincoln memorial in washington d c

Use the F I L M Strategy:F: Function of the Statue I: Importance of the StatueL: Location (why at this specific place)M: Meaning of Statue (to self and others)




Lincoln memorial in washington d c

The next bas-relief represents the Civil War that divided the nation, as well as Lincoln’s family.






Lincoln memorial in washington d c

The Speed family owned a large hemp plantation called

Farmington which was near Louisville.



Lincoln memorial in washington d c

Lincoln spent time with the Speeds in their parlor. Joshua’s mother gave him a Bible which encouraged him during the Civil War.


Lincoln memorial in washington d c

As Lincoln returned to his home in Springfield, Illinois, he traveled on a steamboat from Louisville to St. Louis.






Lincoln memorial in washington d c

In his Second Inaugural Address Lincoln wrote, haunted Lincoln.

“With malice toward none, with charity toward all . . .”





For further learning
FOR FURTHER LEARNING June 4, 2009.

Use the F I L M Strategy to write a paragraph about Louisville’s new Lincoln memorial.

Include:

F: Function of the Statue I: Importance of the StatueL: Location (why at this specific place)M: Meaning of Statue (to self and others)

Use the F I L M Strategy to describe another statue of your choice.


Powerful words activity
Powerful Words Activity June 4, 2009.

Choose one of Lincoln’s famous quotes engraved in the amphitheater of Louisville ‘s Waterfront Memorial.

  • Find out when and why the words were said .

  • Also explain the meaning of the words and why they are remembered today.

    (The phrases are listed on the next slide.)


Lincoln memorial in washington d c

Quotes of Lincoln Carved on Amphitheater: June 4, 2009.“I, too, am a Kentuckian.”“With malice toward none, with charity toward all.”“A house divided against itself cannot stand.”“As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master.”


Sources
Sources June 4, 2009.

Articles:

Elson, Martha. “Lincoln Memorial to be Dedicated Thursday.”

The Courier Journal. June 1, 2009.

Kenning, Chris. “Louisville Dedicates Lincoln Statue.”

The Courier Journal. June 5, 2009.

Photographs:

Mary Louise Majors, Participant: Lincoln Tri-State Summer Institute

Websites:

www.edhamiltonworks.com

www.louisvillewaterfront.com


Lincoln memorial in washington d c

“Lincoln at Louisville’s Waterfront” PowerPoint was created by:

Mary Louise Majors, Lincoln Tri-State Institute Participant and . . .

Life-long Learner.


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