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Teaching The Election Of 1864

The Election Of 1864

It is hard for modern Americans to believe that Abraham Lincoln, one of history's most beloved Presidents, was nearly defeated in his reelection attempt in 1864. Yet by that summer, Lincoln himself feared he would lose. How could this happen?

USHistory.org

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What impact did General Sherman's campaign in the south have on the final election results?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,4
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