January 27

Abraham Lincoln delivers Lyceum Address

January 27, 1838

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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.

Lewis Carroll, English author, is born

January 27, 1832

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Nakahama Manjirō (中濱 万次郎) the first Japanese national to emigrate to America, born

January 27, 1827