On Lincoln’s Accessibility, People Skills, and Personality
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: A Lincoln historian describes Lincoln’s attributes in using his personal skills to his advantage.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: US History-33**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video as part of your study of the Civil War to learn about President Lincoln’s ability to persuade.


*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

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