April 14

Frederick Douglass delivers speech at Freedman’s Monument

April 14, 1876

President Lincoln is shot

April 14, 1865

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  • Picture Lincoln
    Lesson Plan / Art & Culture
    Picture Lincoln

    In this lesson students will learn about Abraham Lincoln the individual and the President. By examining Alexander Gardner's February 5, 1865 photograph and reading a short biography of Lincoln, students will consider who the man on the other side of the lens was. Students will demonstrate their understanding by writing an "I Am" Poem and creating their own multimedia portrait of Lincoln.

John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath” published

April 14, 1939

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Teddy Roosevelt gives famous speech on “muckraking”

April 14, 1906