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Lincoln's Legacy of Leadership Teacher Packet
Discover the political and social legacy of Abraham Lincoln using digital media to realize the importance and qualities of a true leader.
american democracy & civil rights
The Museum and Village are filled with real-life examples of how people just like you have participated in this democracy. Connect American Democracy & Civil Rights to your curriculum. Learn More
with liberty & justice for all exhibit
This exhibit in Henry Ford Museum focuses on four transformative era’s in America’s quest for freedom: the Revolutionary Era, the AntiSlavery Movement and Civil War Era, the Women’s Suffrage Movement and the modern Civil Rights Movement.
celebrate black history
Visit Henry Ford Museum in February and experience our Minds on Freedom interactive musical and dramatic program, and the With Liberty & Justice for All exhibit.
dramatic presentations
Meet inspirational suffragists and experience their struggles in our interactive Votes for All presentation. Brush up on your 19th century civics lessons in a one-room schoolhouse during C is for Citizenship.
american democracy & civil rights
with liberty & justice for all exhibit
celebrate black history
dramatic presentations
American Democracy & Civil Rights
Onsite Programs
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Dramatic Presentation in Greenfield Village. 15-minute presentation in Scotch Settlement School in which students are guided through a 19th century civics lesson.   View Website   View Summary
 
Dramatic Presentation in Henry Ford Museum. A 30-minute musical and dramatic program that addresses the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s.   View Website   View Summary
 
The National Day of Courage commemorates the day in 1955 when Rosa Parks helped spark the modern civil rights movement. At Henry Ford Museum, it is also an occasion to explore how Mrs. Parks’ singular act of courage continues to resonate today. We invite people of courage to share their own experiences and continue to inspire others to take a stand.    Get Document   View Summary
 
Dramatic Presentation in Greenfield Village. This powerful and interactive 20-minute presentation shares inspirational stories of slavery through the narratives that were left behind and through the music and stories that sustained the enslaved people as they hoped for freedom.   View Summary
 
Dramatic Presentation in Greenfield Village. 20-minute dramatic presentation on Women's Suffrage Movement.   View Website   View Summary
Field Trip Enhancements
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Expectations and tips for chaperones on field trips to The Henry Ford.   Get Document   View Summary
 
Scavenger hunt in Henry Ford Museum. Explore the exhibit "With Liberty and Justice for All" through featured artifacts, drawing, vocabulary, and questions for writing and discussion. Includes a tip sheet for parents/teachers/chaperones.   Get Document   View Summary
 
Exhibit in Henry Ford Museum and Online Exhibit. Focuses on the Revolutionary Era, the Antislavery Movement and Civil War Era, Women's Suffrage Movement, and Civil Rights Movement. Online resources include Lesson Plans, Exhibit Exploration Guide, and Timeline with Related Artifacts.   View Website   View Summary
 
Student Exploration Guides for Grades 4-5, 6-8, and 9-12. For use in the classroom and in the museum. Obtain free Discovering Democracy in Action in With Liberty and Justice for All Student Exploration Guides for each student in your class. These guides are used when you visit the exhibit in Henry Ford Museum.   View Website   View Summary
Classroom Resources
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A project-based learning unit from Lincoln's Legacy of Leadership teacher packet.   Get Document   View Summary
 
Lesson plans. Select lesson plans that most directly support The Henry Ford’s educational theme “American Democracy & Civil Rights.” Created by participants in the National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for School Teachers: America’s Industrial Revolution at The Henry Ford, 2009, 2010, 2011   Get Document   View Summary
 
An educational activity book that provides historical facts and primary sources in a fun, relevant and engaging manner to inspire a love of reading among youth. It also reinforces 21st-century skills development by providing unique learning opportunities for critical and innovative thinking and creative visualization.   View Website   View Summary
 
PowerPoint for Lesson 4, With Malice Toward None - Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, in Perspectives on Leadership: Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass High School Unit Plan.   Get Document   View Summary
 
Teacher packet. Three unit plans for grades 8-12 focusing on Abraham Lincoln that use the online video Lincoln's Legacy: Race, Freedom and Equality of Opportunity Town Hall Lecture.    Get Document   View Summary
 
Online Video of national town hall meeting hosted in Henry Ford Museum. Video discusses the equality and opportunity cited in Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.   Watch Video   View Summary
 
Online Unit Plan. Designed to motivate students to become informed about political issues and participate in the political process. This real life experience helps students research issues and voice their opinions using 21st century technology to inform and influence others.    View Website   View Summary
 
A traditional classroom unit from Lincoln's Legacy of Leadership teacher packet.   Get Document   View Summary
 
Online Exhibit. Each month, our curators choose unique and interesting items from our collection to showcase.   View Website   View Summary
 
Lesson plan for grades 6-12 that explore Rosa Parks and the concept of social innovation.   Get Document   View Summary
 
Bibliography of books and websites on Rosa Parks. Appropriate for grades 6-12 and adult readers.    Get Document   View Summary
 
An Advanced Placement (AP) unit from Lincoln's Legacy of Leadership teacher packet.   Get Document   View Summary
 
Online Exhibit. Follow the journey of the Montgomery City bus on which Rosa Parks initiated a new era in the American quest for freedom and equality to its new home in Henry Ford Museum.   View Website   View Summary
 
Exhibit in Henry Ford Museum and Online Exhibit. Focuses on the Revolutionary Era, the Antislavery Movement and Civil War Era, Women's Suffrage Movement, and Civil Rights Movement. Online resources include Lesson Plans, Exhibit Exploration Guide, and Timeline with Related Artifacts.   View Website   View Summary
 
Lesson Plans for Gr. 4-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Comprehensive downloadable teacher guides are available with age-appropriate curriculum ties each connecting “democracy in action” in With Liberty and Justice for All. All Teachers Guides include an Introduction with an Overview, Objectives and Guiding Questions; Related Michigan Curriculum Framework Content Standards and Benchmarks; Related Core Democratic Values and Vocabulary; Materials Needed; Pre-Visit Activities; Post-Visit Project and Rubric; Extension Activities, Bibliography; Primary Sources and Primary Source Investigation Worksheets.   View Website   View Summary
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