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Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Duration: 99 minutes
Date Posted: 4/8/2010
In this archived panel discussion, experts discuss Abraham Lincoln's views on race issues in the context of his mid-19th century contemporaries. Beyond discussing slavery and emancipation, the panel of experts explores historical and modern perspectives on colonization, voting, and interracial marriage and other political and social rights.
This lecture is one in a series about issues that Abraham Lincoln faced as president that continue to confront the nation today.