February, 2009

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Illinois History:
A Magazine for Young People
February, 2009
Volume 62, # 2  Table of Contents

Abraham Lincoln

The Early Political Career of Abraham Lincoln (Page 3)
Ross Christensen
Oregon High School, Oregon
Teacher: Sara Werckle

“He’ll Never Come To Much” (Page 6)
Molly Cowgill
All Saints Academy, Breese
Teacher: Stephanie Garcia

Abraham Lincoln in New Salem (Page 9)
Ryan S. Fedder
Good Shepherd Lutheran School, Collinsville
Teacher: Michael Voss

Abraham Lincoln (Page 12)
Larissa Gann
Oregon High School, Oregon
Teacher: Sara Werckle

The Emergence of the Republican Party and Abraham Lincoln (Page 15)
Blake Gibson
All Saints Academy, Breese
Teacher: Stephanie Garcia

Abraham Lincoln’s Vision of the Reconstruction (Page 19)
Jordan Gibson
All Saints Academy, Breese
Teacher: Stephanie Garcia

Lincoln as a Lawyer (Page 22)
Rachel Hendrickson
Oregon High School, Oregon
Teacher: Sara Werckle

Lincoln’s First Year in Springfield (Page 25)
Megan Howard
Oregon High School, Oregon
Teacher: Sara Werckle
Abraham Lincoln (Page 28)
Victoria Manheim
Oregon High School, Oregon
Teacher: Sara Werckle

Lincoln’s Service in the Black Hawk War (Page 31)
Christian J. Vanhooser
Good Shepherd Lutheran School, Collinsville
Teacher:  Michael Voss

“He Said Many Great Things” – Lincoln Quotes (Page 34)
Megan Zurliene
All Saints Academy, Breese
Teacher: Stephanie Garcia