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Lincoln Digitization Project

Abraham Lincoln, Women, and Politics
Gerald Prokopowicz of the Lincoln Museum in Fort Wayne, IN discusses Abraham Lincoln's evolving political views on women's issues.
Abolitionism in Antebellum Illinois
James O. Horton of George Washington University discusses abolitionism in Illinois.
Women's Roles in Whig Politics
Michael F. Holt of the University of Virginia discusses women's roles in politics, especially in the Whig Party.
Dred Scott Decision and National Politics
Eric Foner of Columbia University discusses political views on the Dred Scott decision.
Free Blacks, Colonization, and the Roots of Abolitionism
Eric Foner of Columbia University discusses colonization as a possible beginning of the abolitionist movement.
Abraham Lincoln and the Problem of Race and Slavery
Eric Foner of Columbia University discusses Abraham Lincoln's views on race and slavery.
Frontier Settlement and the Vision of an All-White Society
Eric Foner of Columbia University discusses racism in the North in the 18th century.
Nineteenth Century American Political Culture
Eric Foner of Columbia University discusses the role of politics in American life in the mid-19th century.
Abraham Lincoln and the Idea of Free Labor
Eric Foner of Columbia University discusses Abraham Lincoln's views of free labor.
Changing Gender Roles in the Antebellum Period
Julie Roy Jeffrey of Goucher College discusses gender roles in the 19th century.
Abolitionism and Women's Changing Public Roles
Julie Roy Jeffrey of Goucher University discusses women's public roles in the abolitionist movement.
Free Black Women in the Anti-Slavery Movement
Kathryn Kish Sklar of SUNY, Binghamton discusses the role and importance of Free Black women in the anti-slavery movement.
Women and Political Activity in the Antebellum Whig Party
Kathryn Kish Sklar of SUNY, Binghamtom discusses the role of women in the Antebellum Whig party.
Anti-Slavery and the Origins of the American Women's Rights Movement
Kathryn Kish Sklar of SUNY, Binghamton discusses women's roles in politics in the Antebellum period.
Women Churches and the Development of Antebellum Social Reform Movement
Kathryn Kish Sklar of SUNY, Binghamton discusses women's churches and their role in the Antebellum social reform movement.
Women's Changing Roles in Immigrant Families
Kathryn Kish Sklar of SUNY, Binghamton discusses the changing roles of women in immigrant families.
Education, Culture, and the Patterns of Frontier Settlement
Kathryn Kish Sklar of SUNY, Binghamton discusses patterns of frontier settlement and the role of women in education and culture.
Family Life and the Development of the Middle Classes in the Antebellum America
Kathryn Kish Sklar of SUNY, Binghamton discusses women's empowerment and the emergence of the middle classes in Antebellum America.
Antebellum Politics as Popular Entertainment
Gerald Prokopowicz of the Lincoln Museum in Fort Wayne, IN discusses politics as entertainment.
Lincoln's Political Rhetoric and the Growth of American Democracy
Gerald Prokopowicz of the Lincoln Museum in Fort Wayne, IN discusses the way Abraham Lincoln's background and education affected his political rhetoric.
Lincoln the Whig
Gerald Prokopowicz of the Lincoln Museum in Fort Wayne, IN discusses Lincoln's views of the Whig Party.
Abraham Lincoln's Militia Service in the Black Hawk War
Gerald Prokopowicz of the Lincoln Museum in Fort Wayne, IN discusses Abraham Lincoln's service in the militia during the Black Hawk War.
Abraham Lincoln's Attitudes Towards Race and Slavery
Gerald Prokopowicz of the Lincoln Museum in Fort Wayne, IN discusses Abraham Lincoln's attitudes toward race and slavery.
Lincoln's Ambitions and Attitudes Toward Frontier Life
Gerald Prokopowicz of the Lincoln Museum in Fort Wayne, IN discusses Abraham Lincoln's public and private lives.
Lincoln's Ambitions and Attitudes Toward Frontier Life
Gerald Prokopowicz of the Lincoln Museum in Fort Wayne, IN discusses Abraham Lincoln's ambition and desire to move away from frontier life.