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LINCOLN

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Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis in “Lincoln,” a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Experience Lincoln with your group to receive a special rate! Reserve your tickets today. Call 1-877-990-1000.

Stand Tall: “One Brave Thing” Pinterest Contest

Inspired by Abraham Lincoln, students from around the country shared examples of bravery and inspiration. See how Lincoln’s legacy lives on. Explore the winning entries today.

Whether he was standing up to his adversaries or to members of his own political party, our sixteenth president was never afraid to make the difficult choice. His story, documented in the new movie “Lincoln” (in theaters November 9) is one of leadership, strength and courage in the face of opposition from almost everyone around him. Indeed, without Abraham Lincoln, the Thirteenth Amendment abolishing slavery may never have passed.

That’s why we asked high school students around the country to create a Pinterest board showing how Lincoln’s spirit of bravery lives on even today. The contest entries were then reviewed by a merit panel of educators who selected 10 finalists. The grand prize winner earned a class trip to Washington DC and a private screening of “Lincoln.” We invite you to explore these moving entries with your students today.

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Contest Details
Grades 9 - 12 only
Apply By:
November 29
Voting:
December 6 - December 13
Winner(s) Announced:
December 17
How It Works
Step 1: Sign up to participate
Step 2: Create a Pinterest Board titled Stand Tall “One Brave Thing” Pinterest Contest, and pin our contest pin to it (need link to badge)
Step 3: Each individual student and you, the teacher, should contribute one pin with the hashtag #OneBraveThing to your class board.
Step 4: Look for announcement of the finalists
Step 5: Rally votes for the Grand Prize!

Prize Package

One grand prize winning classroom will receive:

  • A class trip to Washington DC through the Close Up Foundation for up to 30 students and 2 chaperones
  • A private screening of the movie “Lincoln” at your school
  • A “Lincoln” classroom library
  • A signed “Lincoln” movie poster

9 runners up will receive:

  • A set of class tickets to see the movie “Lincoln”
  • A “Lincoln” classroom library
  • A signed “Lincoln” movie poster
(Note: By commenting here, you are not submitting an application. To apply for this grant, click on the submit button above.)
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