Classroom Lesson: Abraham Lincoln and the $5 Note
This lesson aligns with National Standards in History: Historical Thinking Standards for Grades 5:12: Standard 1: Chronological Thinking
This lesson aligns with National Standards in Economics: Standard 11: Money makes it easier to trade, borrow, save, invest, and compare the value of goods and services
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- From the May 1865 issue of the Merchants' Magazine: A biography of Abraham Lincoln written days after his death,
- A 1983 study by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing examining changes that could be made to currency to make it easier to use by the blind and visually impaired
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