Abraham Lincoln in Trenton Teaching Resource (Target Age: High School)

Despite party and political differences, Abraham Lincoln visited cities in New Jersey and spoke before the State Legislature on February 21, 1861. While many in the audience and across the state had opposed him in the 1860 election, they still acknowledged and accepted him as their president. This teaching resource addresses how groups with a common heritage, but with different political beliefs, can work together.

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