Monthly Archives: September 2011

Origins of the District Emancipation Act

President Lincoln strove to preserve the Union, and late in 1861 he realized that emancipation was one way to achieve that goal. Lincoln first introduced his version of emancipation to the Delaware state legislature. There were three main features of … Continue reading

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Updates on our Work

It’s been a few months since our last blog post, but now that the academic year is in full swing, we have a new goal of posting to the blog at least once every two weeks. There should be plenty … Continue reading

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