Monthly Archives: November 2011

Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address 148 Years Ago Today, Sept19, 1863

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing … Continue reading

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Eric Foner Discusses American Freedom at MIT in 2005

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Eric Foner Interview on Lincoln and American Slavery and Politics

Hat tip to Kevin Levin at Civil War Memory “We know where he ends up, we know he ends up emancipating slaves, but Lincoln doesn’t know that… Lincoln’s capacity for growth is the essence of his greatness… He didn’t mind … Continue reading

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