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ILLINOIS HISTORY

A Magazine for Young People

Volume 51 Number 2 February 1998

CONTENTS

21 Keeping Lincoln's Memory Alive

Jamie Pestein
Washington School, Peoria

22 A Case and a Man for the Ages

Chris Norbert
Belleville West High School, Belleville

24 Lincoln the Lawyer

Stephanie Gish
Thornwood High School, South Holland

25 Lincoln's Experience at New Salem

Magdelena Neuman
Unity Point School, Carbondale

27 Lincoln and Herndon

David Grunschel
South Middle School, Arlington Heights

28 Lincoln Law Cases

Matthew Isoda
Jamieson Elementary School, Chicago

29 Carl Sandburg's Abraham Lincoln:
The Prairie Years

Paige Blair
Brookwood Junior High School, Glenwood

30 Lincoln's Years at New Salem

Erin Fitzgerald
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School, Anna

32 The Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Erin Schulmeister
Waterloo High School, Waterloo

34 Lincoln in New Salem

Sarah Broom
Carbondale Community High School, Carbondale

36 Hurd v. Rock Island Railroad Company:
A Turning Point in Abraham Lincoln's Legal Career

Jay Shultz
Washington School, Peoria

On the cover: This portrayal of Lincoln is that of a young man, before he was persuaded by a young girl to improve his looks by growing a beard.

37 Lincoln's Illinois Years

Patrick Jenkins
Ingersoll Middle School, Canton

38 The Lincoln-Douglas Rivalry

Allison Dietrich
Oregon High School, Oregon

40 Lincoln: Lawyer before President

Sara Kalantari
Macomb Junior High School, Macomb

For the record: An article was inadvertently omitted from the Contents page of the December 1997 issue of Illinois History. An Element of Greed: The Herrin Massacre, written by Paige E. Wassel of Robinson High School, Robinson, appeared on page 4.

Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

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

Illinois History

Keith A. Sculle, Editor
Cynthia A. Fuener, Design
Toni Clark. 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. 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 $6 per volume. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Illinois History, Old State Capitol, Springfield, Illinois 62701. (2020468002-98)

Illinois History magazine is supported by the Illinois State Historical Society.

All photos unless otherwise credited are courtesy Illinois State Historical Library.

Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

Jim Edgar, Governor


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