Teaching Resources - Presentations and Videos

Looking to engage students with the history of Abraham Lincoln and the Lincoln Collection? Check out these videos by the Lincoln Collection experts.

Election of 1860

Lincoln's Legal Career

Tad's Toy Soldiers

In His Words…Lincoln's Hoosier Home


To truly educate students on Lincoln you have to think outside the box. These brief classroom presentations employ the Lincoln Collection to help shed greater light on Abraham Lincoln's life from a fresh, intriguing, platform designed to pique your students' interest.

Expansion of Slavery - 1820-1861

Students will learn how divided the country was over the issue of slavery from the Missouri Compromise of 1820 to the start of the Civil War.


The Emancipation Proclamation

Learn what a proclamation really is and how the Emancipation Proclamation changed the Civil War.