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    New Panel: What Would Lincoln Do?

    SPECIAL PANEL AT FORD’S THEATRE TACKLES QUESTION, “WHAT WOULD LINCOLN DO?”  (click below to view) October 15, 2013 Noted Lincoln historians and top-flight national policy experts debate how Abraham Lincoln gets used and sometimes abused by Washington policymakers as they invoke his legacy on behalf […]

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    New Online Grad Course –Understanding Lincoln

    The House Divided Project at Dickinson College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History are doing something unprecedented. They are launching an open,online graduate course called “Understanding Lincoln” that will be taught by noted Lincoln scholar Matthew Pinsker in Summer / Fall 2013 and […]

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    History Now – Underground Railroad Essay

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    Magazine Hails Project’s “Sophistication”

    Claiming that the fast-growing House Divided research engine shows admirable “sophistication,” Civil War Times recently reviewed elements of the project in the August 2010 issue: “The House Divided Project builds on the experience of Dickinson College’s graduates to interpret the war era. Dickinson boasts a […]

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    Grand Review Event at Dickinson Library

    On Sunday September 12, 2010 members of the White Carnation League met at Dickinson College’s Waidner-Spahr Library for an opportunity to conduct research and share information with the House Divided Project’s staff and student interns. This event was organized as part of the Pennsylvania Grand Review, […]

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    Teacher Workshop (Saturday, April 16)

    On Saturday morning, April 16, 2011,  Matthew Pinsker will lead a teacher workshop focused on introducing educators to a variety of the best online resources for the study of the Civil War including many of the new tools provided by the House Divided Project. America’s […]

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    David Blight Lecture (Saturday, April 16)

    Yale University historian David W. Blight will speak on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 7pm in the Anita Tuvin Schlector Auditorium (ATS) at Dickinson College, providing a keynote address for the opening of the Civil War 150th anniversary and the House Divided Project launch weekend. […]

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