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Teaching Abraham Lincoln in the EFL Classroom: A German Case Study

This paper provides a German perspective on how and in what context American history in general is taught in German high schools, specifically in grades 11 to 13. It focuses on Abraham Lincoln as a potential subject in this context and concludes with some ideas on how and why Lincoln could be taught in the EFL, history or political science classrooms. Textbooks frequently used in German schools have been reviewed for that purpose.

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