Dakota Rebellion of 1862

Albany Law School professor Paul Finkelman talked about the Dakota Sioux rebellion that took place in 1862 in the midst of the Civil… read more

Albany Law School professor Paul Finkelman talked about the Dakota Sioux rebellion that took place in 1862 in the midst of the Civil War. Mr. Finkelman spoke about the political and military issues considered by President Lincoln in sending troops to quell the uprising, including how it would impact the 1862 elections and the war effort against the Confederates. He also talked about the trials that occurred after the rebellion, and President Lincoln’s role in reviewing the sentences handed down. The U.S. Capitol Historical Society hosted this event close

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Dakota Rebellion of 1862

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Program ID:
312530-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 24, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 25, 2013

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  • Aug 24, 2013 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 24, 2013 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 25, 2013 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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