October 15, 1860

This explains why the early photographs of Abraham Lincoln show him clean-shaven, but later on he has a beard! *For the complete story, here’s the History Heights eBook. *You’ll find more great History Heights eBooks about American History in our store.  * The History Heights eBook Club sends an eBook to your inbox every month….

The (Short) Story of Mr. Lincoln Grows a Beard

We’ve seen photos of Abraham Lincoln without a beard and other photos of Lincoln with a beard. In The Short Story of Mr. Lincoln Grows a Beard you will explore this little-known story from American history using historic details, photographs, and fun information. This eBook is from the History Heights Short Story series, and includes…

The Fifth Lincoln-Douglas Debate

In 1858, the race for the Illinois seat of the United States Senate was between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas. They held a series of seven debates throughout the state, but the fifth one is considered by many scholars to be the turning point in Lincoln’s political career. Using a combination of colorful storyboards, along…