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President Abraham Lincoln & the Expansion of Slavery

President Abraham Lincoln & the Expansion of Slavery

President Abraham Lincoln & the Expansion of Slavery

Washington, DC
Sunday, August 8, 2010

Abraham Lincoln’s opposition to the expansion of slavery in the West was a key factor on his decision to enter national politics. Pulitzer-prize winning historian James McPherson spoke about Lincoln’s connection to the West at the Lincoln Forum in Gettysburg.

Updated: Friday, November 26, 2010 at 9:04pm (ET)

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