How did people around the United States feel after the death of President Abraham Lincoln? What did they say? Ford’s Education examines primary sources to reveal how individuals reacted to a time of uncertainty following Lincoln’s assassination. In this interactive program, participants will look closely at historic documents and engage multiple perspectives.
This session is 60 minutes including time for Q&A. Designed for 8th-12th graders. Appropriate for anyone who wants to take a tour of the U.S. in 1865 to understand different perspectives on Lincoln’s assassination by examining 13 primary sources.