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Chicago History at Home | Families

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CHM at Home | Families (May 29)

In His Honor: Lincoln by the Numbers Lincoln’s memory is honored by places named for him and his image appearing in public art, on postage stamps, and of course on the penny! Discover the many ways Lincoln has been remembered, then create a stamp, coin, or statue in honor of someone you think is important.  More

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CHM at Home | Teens

Chicago’s Near West Side is a community area that consists of smaller, more specific neighborhoods, such as Little Italy, Greektown, and the West Loop, among others. Like other city neighborhoods, it was home to many immigrant and migrant groups, such as the Irish, Germans, Czechs, French, Mexicans, and African Americans. Once a vibrant immigrant and More

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    CHM at Home | Families (May 28)

    Hats Off to Lincoln! Lincoln was famous for wearing a top hat. Have fun making your own paper top hat. Then wear it proudly as you write and give a speech about an issue you care about! Share all of your creations on social media using the hashtag #CHMatHomeFamilies.

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    CHM at Home | Families (May 27)

    Lincoln’s Undying Words Lincoln was known for his speeches, many of which are still recited by students today and continue to inspire contemporary leaders. Read an excerpt from his second inaugural address and create your own “found poem” from the text. Share all of your creations on social media using the hashtag #CHMatHomeFamilies.

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    CHM at Home | Families (May 26)

    Lincoln’s Life and My Life Abraham Lincoln led a very interesting life, from humble beginnings in a frontier cabin to becoming the sixteenth president of the United States. Create a timeline book that shows Lincoln’s life story side by side with yours! Share all of your creations on social media using the hashtag #CHMatHomeFamilies.

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