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  • President Lincoln and Secession
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    President Lincoln and Secession

    Orville Vernon Burton talked about President Lincoln and the problem of secession. Prior to the start of the Civil War, Washington, D.C., was deeply focused on the issues of secession and slavery. President Lincoln fought to…

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  • The American Revolutions Infuence on Lincoln
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    The American Revolution's Infuence on Lincoln

    The panel talked about how the legacies of the American Revolution effected President Abraham Lincoln’s decision making in the Civil War. Topics included a comparison between the two wars, the idea that the…

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  • Land of Lincoln
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    Land of Lincoln

    Authors held a panel discussion about President Abraham Lincoln. Gary Johnson moderated. Co-moderator Eileen Mackevich also contributed her thoughts. The panelists responded to questions from members of the…

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  • emThe Age of Lincolnem
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    The Age of Lincoln

    Orville Vernon Burton talked about his book The Age of Lincoln, published by Hill and Wang. In his book Professor Burton explores Lincoln and his legacy from the vantage point of not only the…

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  • Presidential Leadership
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    Presidential Leadership

    Orville Burton and Richard Brookhiser talked about their books with Gary Johnson. Orville Vernon Burton is the author of The Age of Lincoln, published by Hill and Wang. The book deals with the…

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    The Age of Lincoln

    Orville Vernon Burton talked about his book The Age of Lincoln, published by Hill and Wang. The book deals with the cultural, political, social, and economic background to Lincoln’s presidency. Professor Burton argues…

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