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Mears, Kathryn – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The purpose of this study was to seek to further the formation of the emerging transcendent leadership model by exploring the archetypal image identified as wounded leader. The wounded leader archetype is introduced as a leadership style of influence that fits well within the framework of the transcendent leadership model. This study…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Leadership, Leaders, Presidents
Kelley, Lynn Allyson – ProQuest LLC, 2009
An investigation was conducted to determine whether the level of social studies interview questions second graders formulate and use can be increased with questioning instruction in terms of quality, which is defined as depth of response, and in terms of quantity. This was a quantitative study using both qualitative and quantitative data in which…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Grade 2
Baptiste, H. Prentice; Orvosh-Kamenski, Heidi; Kamenski, Christopher J. – Multicultural Education, 2004
When looking at social injustice and the oppression of "others" in the U.S., one can look no further than the political leadership of their government to take the moral and ethical responsibility to eradicate such injustices. Looking at the political leadership, the president is held accountable and sets the agenda which will promote,…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Justice, Educational Policy, Leadership
Frye, Vera – 2003
This book is intended for teachers and parents who want to give their students and children inspiring models to imitate in developing positive character traits and attitudes. In the book are individuals from today (like Bill Cosby) or people in the past (like Abraham Lincoln) who will inspire children. In all, the book portrays 75 people of…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Class Activities, Elementary Education, Ethical Instruction
McBride, Lawrence W., Ed.; Drake, Frederick D., Ed. – 2001
This curriculum considers the social history of Illinois during the years of 1836-1861 by studying Abraham Lincoln's legal papers from his time as a lawyer. Nearly 100,000 documents have been discovered in the archives of local, county, state, federal courts, libraries, and other repositories. The documents include detailed information about the…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Historical Interpretation, Law Related Education, Primary Sources
Harrington, Eileen Gallagher – Intercom, 1979
Two lessons illustrate the human dimension of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt, showing them both as fathers through an account of Willie Lincoln's death and portions of Roosevelt's letters to his children. (CK)
Descriptors: Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Family (Sociological Unit), Fathers
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Slagell, Amy R. – Communication Studies, 1991
States that Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address is a recognized rhetorical masterpiece. Accounts for this recognition by examining the text microscopically. Uses the method of close textual analysis that explores the inner workings of the text to discover the complexity of Lincoln's masterwork. (PRA)
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Discourse Analysis, Presidents of the United States, Public Speaking
Fleming, Maria – 1996
Introducing students in grade 1-3 to George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, this book presents thematic units that present biographical information, and literature links such as poems, songs, stories, cross-curricular activities, and hands-on reproducibles. Chapters in the book are: (1) Getting to Know George; (2) The Father and His Country; (3)…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Language Arts, Poetry
Instructor, 1980
Described are various arts and crafts ideas, mostly with a February theme. Included are: ceramic boxes, valentine ideas, and patriotic projects--symbols of our country, silhouettes of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, and stars and stripes. (KC)
Descriptors: Ceramics, Childrens Art, Elementary Education, Handicrafts
O'Neal, Anita J. – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 2005
Mention the observance of African American History Month and the name Carter G. Woodson immediately comes to mind. Woodson, an educator, publisher, and historian, initiated the "Negro History Week" observance in 1926. Known as the "Father of Black History," Woodson believed that it was important for African Americans to know their history in…
Descriptors: African Americans, United States History, African American History, Teaching Methods
National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC. – 2002
Construction began on the memorial to Abraham Lincoln in 1915, fifty years after his assassination. Sculptor, Daniel Chester French, designed the statue to honor the 16th U.S. President. French had gained a national reputation with his earlier portrayal of "The Minute Man," a statue to honor those colonials who died at Lexington and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Built Environment, Federal Government, National Standards
National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC. – 2002
Tension has existed between the legislative and the executive branches of the U.S. government over war powers since the United States Constitution simultaneously vested Congress with the power to declare war and the President with the power of Commander in Chief. When Texas declared its independence and claimed additional territory to the Rio…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Federal Government, Foreign Countries, Intermediate Grades
Diamond, Ronald L.; Diamond, Linda W. – 1989
Abraham Lincoln rose from the depths of obscurity to guide the United States successfully through the turbulent and menacing years of the Civil War. Laborer, businessman, postmaster, politician, and lawyer were some of the vocations, not all successful, that Lincoln tried during the years leading to his ascent to the Presidency. This review of the…
Descriptors: Biographies, Civil War (United States), Presidents of the United States, Social Studies
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Jeffries, Judson L. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2004
The history of Juneteenth, slavery, and deferred freedom is filled with heroes, plots, and interesting twists. For many of African descent, Juneteenth is a day to commemorate the official ending of American slavery. Slavery did not end with the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation. Not until June 19, 1865 was slavery abolished--two and a half…
Descriptors: Slavery, African Americans, State Norms, Compensation (Remuneration)
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Mueller, Jean West; Schamel, Wynell Burroughs – Social Education, 1988
Examines the events leading to and immediately following the declaration of war on Mexico in 1846. Includes the second and third pages of Abraham Lincoln's "Spot Resolutions" and presents teaching suggestions for interpreting the document and assessing public opinion. (GEA)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Instructional Materials, Secondary Education, Student Participation
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