Thursday, May 28, 2015

150 Years since Abraham Lincoln Assassination

The assassination of Abraham shocked the United States.  The most bloody and vicious war had just ended, the United States was just getting back to the work of reconstruction and then the victorous leader was dead from a bullet.  We had an old photograph of Abrham Lincoln hanging in our den.  I used to look at it and get inspiration to keep up and do what is right.  He was not only a symbol for the abolution of slavery but also to do the right thing.


Read this article and discuss it with your English teacher
 http://learningenglish.voanews.com/content/americans-remember-lincoln-assassination-150-years/2717607.html


Questions
What is the legacy of Abraham Lincoln?
Why is Lincoln thought of as America's President?
What was Lincoln's greatest accomplishment?


How does your head of state compare with Lincoln?


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