History Now 6 (Winter 2005)

Lincoln

From the Editor

Welcome to the sixth issue of HISTORY NOW. I am pleased to announce that HISTORY NOW was recently selected by the National Endowment for the Humanities for inclusion on EDSITEment (http://edsitement.neh.gov) as one of the best online resources for education in the humanities. 

This issue focuses on Abraham Lincoln. If George Washington played the major role in creating the United States, Abraham Lincoln played the critical role in preserving it. Hundreds of books have been written about the Illinois rail splitter, lawyer and...More »