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ILLINOIS HISTORY
A MAGAZINE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Volume 48 Number 2 February 1995
(9745567002-95)

CONTENTS

25  Feature Essay
Abraham Lincoln before the Presidency
   James Davis
   Illinois College, Jacksonville
29   A Real Education
   Brian Burns
   South Middle School, Arlington Heights
30   Lincoln and the McCormick-Manny Case
   Sarah-Eva Carlson
   Heritage School, Rockford
32   Lincoln the Storekeeper
   Annie Goitein
   Peoria Hebrew Day School, Peoria
33   Flatboating down the Mississippi
   Christ Balich
   Ogden School, Chicago
34   Abraham Lincoln, Family Man
   Lauren Omohundro
   Good Shepherd Lutheran School,
   Collinsville
35   Lincoln: The Struggles of Fatherhood
   Melissa Mendes
   Ogden School, Chicago
36   The Lincoln-Douglas Debate in "Egypt"
   Jackson Foote
   Lincoln Junior High School, Carbondale
38   Lincoln's Poetry
   Margaret Mary Moran
   Brookwood Junior High School, Glenwood
39   The Legend of Abraham Lincoln
and Ann Rutledge

   Carrie Deppe
   Waterloo High School, Waterloo
40   Lincoln's Early Years
   Marshall Threw
   Chapman Junior High School, Farmington
41   Lincoln at New Salem
   Curt Moeckel
   Washington School, Peoria

On the cover: This ambrotype of Lincoln was taken in the
late 1850s, just a few years before Lincoln was elected president.

43   Lincoln's Years in the Illinois Legislature
   Jonathan E. Helm
   Macornb Junior/Senior High School,
   Macomb
44   Mannerisms of a Lawyer
   Jeremy Reppy
   Carbondale Community High School,
   Carbondale
46   The Blackhawk War's Influence on
Abraham Lincoln

   Angela Simon
   Belleville Township High School West,
   Belleville
47   Lincoln and the Illinois Central Railroad
   Amy Yaeger
   Mt. Vernon Township- High School,
   Mt. Vernon
48   Lincoln's Forgotten Duel
   Lori Eberhart
   Civic Memorial High School, Bethalto

Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

Julie Cellini, Trustee, Chair
Pamela A. Daniels, Trustee
Samuel Lilly, Trustee
Sally B. Schanbacher, Trustee
Carol Stein, Trustee
Warren Swanson, Trustee
Susan Mogerman, Director
Maynard Crossland, Division Manager,
Public Affairs and Development

Keith A. Sculle, Head, Education and Research

Illinois History
Keith A. Sculle, Editor
Cynthia A. Fuener, Design
Jacqueline M. Hughes, Editorial Assistant


Illinois History (ISSN 0019-2058) is published three times during the school year, December, February, and April, by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. Printed by authority of the State of Illinois. Second-class postage paid at Springfield, Illinois. Articles may be reprinted with credit. Subscription rates: One copy is sent free on request to all schools in Illinois. Additional school-use subscriptions are $1 per volume (three issues). All other subscriptions are $3 per volume, POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Illinois History, Old State Capitol, Springfield, Illinois, 62701.

All photos in this issue are from the Lincoln Collection of the Illinois State Historical Library.

Printed by authority of the State of Illinois
Jim Edgar, Governor


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