Abraham Lincoln – Videos & Activities

Study the life and accomplishments of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States.

The American Presidents: Abraham Lincoln

Appropriate Grades: 1–4

Review Abraham Lincoln's life and accomplishments with this video. Students will learn about Lincoln's position on slavery, the Emancipation Proclamation, and how he brought the nation through the Civil War.

Source: Disney Education on youtube.com

Length: 4 minutes 45 seconds

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Abraham Lincoln Mini Biography

Appropriate Grades: 5–8

In this brief biography students learn about Abraham Lincoln's life, from his childhood through his presidency and assassination.

Source: Biography Channel on youtube.com

Length: 3 minutes 55 seconds

Extension Activities

America The Story of Us: Lincoln

Appropriate Grades: 9-12

Learn how Abraham Lincoln rose from modest beginnings to become known as one of the greatest American presidents.

Source: History Channel on youtube.com

Length: 3 minutes 59 seconds

Extension Activities

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