I have been discouraged in the past at the apparent lack of knowledge that exists among young people today about Abraham Lincoln. I have asked several recently graduated (from high school) students what the y knew about Lincoln. I was shocked and disappointed that they barely knew anything. One graduate said to me: “Isn’t he the guy on the penny?” I further questioned another young person who didn’t know anything about Lincoln. She also didn’t know anything about the Civil War. She didn’t know who General Custer was. She never heard of U.S. Grant. They all said that they didn’t learn about Lincoln and his era in school. How sad.
So, it’s VERY refreshing to see that some schools have brought Lincoln to school! Enjoy the video clip below:
‘Abraham Lincoln’ Visits Bibb StudentsMail this post