The Iron Dragon: The Courageous Story of Lee Chin Lee Chin arrives in America in 1866 to work on the transcontinental railroad. His cruel father is disappointed in him because he wants to be an artist. Lee Chin must defy his father and earn the money to free his sister that his father sold into slavery to help pay for their passage to America. Follow Lee Chin's courageous story during the construction of one of America's first modern wonders–the transcontinental railroad.
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This lesson will examine the most famous speech in American history to understand how Lincoln turned a perfunctory eulogy at a cemetery dedication into a concise and profound meditation on the meaning of the Civil War and American union. Questions used in this TED.Ed are borrowed from Edsitement lesson plan.