1999 Mount Rushmore
International Writing Contest
Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln:
Presidents with Visions for America

If they could speak today,
what might they say?

Third Grade Winner
Becca Allerman
Tech Center (TAG), Teacher, Cindy Smith, Keokuk, Iowa

What Abraham Lincoln Would Say

Abraham Lincoln would say today

That he is proud of us

Because there isn't much fuss


"I'm proud of you

because you knew,

what I had to say was right,

because you don't fight.


That's what Abraham would say today.