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Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial

The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission was created by Congress to inform the public about the impact Abraham Lincoln had on the development of our nation, and to find the best possible ways to honor his accomplishments.

Commemorate the 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln. Recognize the power of his thoughts and ideals
to America and the world.

Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission - celebrating his 200th birthday

The Principal at your school has been approached by the town council. They would like your school to share the Abraham Lincoln Centennial activity with the whole community. She has chosen your class to plan the program.

Plan an event about Abraham Lincoln.

You need:

A goal or goals

A timeline for preparation and a date for the event.

A set of activities that is of interest to more than one age group. (Should others be honored with him?)

A budget

How will you let the town know about your event?


"America will never be destroyed from the outside.
If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves". Abraham Lincoln

CSPAN - Lincoln 200 Years

Pennsylvania State Library digital resources - Abraham Lincoln Collection

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Posted 2/2007 by Cynthia J. O'Hora This work is released to the public domain