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Articles with keyword "Abraham Lincoln"

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The Quintessential City

New York on film captures "the city that never sleeps."

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Excerpts from the Writings of James M. McPherson

McPherson's books capture the complexity of the Civil War and the connections between battlefront and home front.

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Reconstructing Lincoln's Law Practice

A cache of documents sheds light on the author of the Emancipation Proclamation and his fifteen-year legal career.

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Incidents in the Life of an Abolitionist

The story of Harriet Jacobs, fugitive slave, author, and relief worker, unfolds in a new book.

GeoHistorian students

ODH in the News

Several of our Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant awardees have received media attention in recent weeks.

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The Sound of Freedom

Composed during World War II, Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait reflects the mood of the times during which it is performed.

Thaddeus Stevens was a resolute fighter

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Remarkable Radical: Thaddeus Stevens

Thaddeus Stevens was a fearsome reformer, who never backed down from a fight.

Richard Slotkin

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Impertinent Questions with Richard Slotkin

The legacy of the Battle of Antietam.

Andrew Ferguson

Conversation

Looking for Lincoln

Journalist Andrew Ferguson and NEH Chairman Bruce Cole discuss America's love-hate relationship with our sixteenth president.

Abraham Lincoln as a young lawyer

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"Terrific in Denunciation"

Abraham Lincoln's legal papers reveal a surprising cache of sundry clients and dramatic litigation.