Abraham Lincoln and Mexico


Abraham Lincoln and Mexico

by Michael Hogan

Abraham Lincoln and Mexico gives educators and students access to archival documents about Lincoln's support for Mexico, a legacy that history textbooks often ignore or distort. 

As such, the book with its 137-page appendix of original documents is like holding a reference library in students’ hands. Based on the documents, the book examines Lincoln's opposition to the Mexican-American War as a freshman congressman and his support as president to help Mexico defeat French occupation forces.

The award-winning eBook version is a breakthrough in supplemental classroom materials because it contains hundreds of active hyperlinks to reference sources. Now, the Lincoln and Mexico Project (LAMP) is offering the eBook version to students at a huge discount from the retail price. Just click the direct "Buy" button below, then choose the EPUB or MOBI version to download.

The same eBook version is also available to educators and students through VitalSource at http://bit.ly/2AtODI1, one of the largest distributors of enhanced digital learning materials.

Educators in the USA and Mexico are using the book to inform and educate students about historical ties between the two countries, and as a way to facilitate discussion about future relations. It’s also in university and public libraries across the USA, including public university systems in California, Arizona, Texas, and at private universities such as Harvard, MIT, West Point, and Brown.

The book is in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, was nominated for the prestigious William M. LeoGrande Prize as the best book about Latin American-US Relations, and LAMP has given a complimentary copy of the book to every member of the US Senate.

Bulk print copies of the book are available to educators at a 55 percent discount from the Ingram Content Group (EAN 9780985774493) by going to https://ipage.ingramcontent.com/. To create a new account, go to https://getstarted.ingramcontent.com/. You can also send email to newaccounts@ingramcontent.com or call Ingram by phone at 800-937-8200 and select option 4 to talk with a customer representative for help.

Educators can request more information and obtain free lesson plans to stimulate classroom discussion by sending email to lamp@lincolnandmexicoproject.org. We look forward to hearing from you.


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