Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Duration: 98 Minutes
Date Posted: 3/31/2010
In this archived panel discussion, experts compare and contrast the impact of science and technology on the role of the presidency for President Abraham Lincoln and President Barack Obama. The experts explore the interactions between President Lincoln and the Smithsonian Institution, how the Civil War was influenced by technology, and the innovations that could change modern America.
This lecture is one in a series about issues that Abraham Lincoln faced as president that continue to confront the nation today.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
World History Standards (Grades 5-12)