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Archive: August 2011 (8 Posts)

One woman watches as another examines with a magnifying glass an ornate, decorative image on a printed page

Point of View in Statues of Abraham Lincoln: Three Looks at a Leader – A Primary Source Starter

Posted by: Sara Suiter

If I say "monument to Abraham Lincoln," what comes to mind? You might think first of the famous Lincoln Memorial, which has a prominent place on the National Mall in Washington and is featured on the back of the five dollar bill. But there are many other statues that pay tribute to the sixteenth president of the United States, each in their own way.