Posted in Civil Rights History

Lincoln: A House Divided

On this day in 1858, after receiving his fledgling Illinois Republican Party’s nomination for US Senate, Abraham Lincoln delivers his “House Divided” speech before 1,000…

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On This Day-Mar 4th-Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln’s own words best convey the spirit and purpose of the Republic, and provide context for today’s tumult: “I am loath to close. We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection.”

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Lincoln Consigns the Nation’s Future at Gettysburg by Bill Urich

On this day in 1863, a Thursday afternoon, President Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania,…

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Lincoln Consigns the Nation's Future at Gettysburg by Bill Urich

On this day in 1863, a Thursday afternoon, President Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania,…

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Posted in Elections History

One Election Can Matter a Great Deal

On this very day in 1860, Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States over a deeply divided Democratic Party, becoming the…

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