Online Exhibition - Lincoln at 200

Online Exhibition - Lincoln at 200

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020

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On the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth, we invite you to explore the legacy of the sixteenth president of the United States through two Web exhibitions.

Lincoln and the west: 1809-1860

draws on an autobiography Lincoln wrote for the 1860 presidential campaign and explores how contests over westward expansion and the future of slavery shaped nineteenth-century political culture. Continue…

The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and The Civil war

chronicles the fundamental changes in Lincoln's thinking while president that ultimately saved the nation and gave all Americans a new birth of freedom. Continue…


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