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  1. Lewis Lehrman: Lincoln at Peoria

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    On October 16, 1854, from the steps of the courthouse in Peoria, Illinois, an obscure former congressman named Abraham Lincoln delivered a speech arguing that slavery was incompatible with the Founders'…

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    • The Power of Understanding Our History - Jill Szymanski, 2013 National History Teacher of the Year

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      In a ceremony in New York City on October 22, 2013, Bancroft Prize-winning historian Kenneth T. Jackson (Columbia University) presented fourth-grade teacher Jill Szymanski with the Gilder Lehrman…

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      • Michael Neiberg: Introduction to the theme of "Why Fight?"

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        Professor Michael Neiberg (U.S. Army War College) introduces the theme of "Why Fight?" for the World War I and America project

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        • Slave Tags

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          Explore one of the fascinating items from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History collection

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          • Lois and James Horton: In Hope of Liberty

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            In In Hope of Liberty: Culture, Community and Protest among Northern Free Blacks, 1700-1860 (1998), James O. Horton, Benjamin Banneker Professor of American Studies and History at George Washington…

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            • Larry Kramer: The Slaughterhouse Cases

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              The first major post-Civil-War Supreme Court decision, popularly know as the Slaughterhouse Cases, resulted in a pivotal interpretation of the relatively new Fourteenth Amendment. Larry Kramer, Dean…

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