Whether or not Lincoln was truly the “Great Emancipator” remains a staple of discussion in American classrooms. Some believe that Lincoln was the single most important agent in the process of slavery’s destruction and that without his prudent leadership, the peculiar institution might have endured the Civil War and for generations beyond. Others argue that […]
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Contributing Editors for this page include Marsha Greco, Lisa Herzig, Adam Grant Kelley, Katie Kilker, Noah Lawrence, and Beatriz Martos Ranking #66 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “This afternoon the President of the United States gave audience to a Committee of colored men at the White House.” On This Date […]
Here are some of the very best projects submitted in recent years by participants who joined the “Understanding Lincoln,” online graduate course. This course, organized around our site “Lincoln’s Writings,” is jointly sponsored by the House Divided Project at Dickinson College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Please feel free to share these special multi-media […]
The following people have contributed a wide range of editorial content to the Lincoln’s Writings site. You can view their particular contributions by clicking on their names below. All of these editors have been graduate student participants in Matthew Pinsker’s “Understanding Lincoln,” online course from the Gilder Lehrman Institute, or undergraduate students in Pinsker’s American history classes at Dickinson […]