New! The Emergence of Lincoln
3 sessions, 6 hours
Discover why Lincoln commenced his political career in the late 1850s. Major topics covered include: Lincoln’s “House Divided” speech, the Lincoln-Douglas Illinois debates of 1858, the Cooper Union speech in New York, and his election in 1860. Lincoln’s views on slavery will also be covered.
Instructor: Colonial historian Roger G. Swartz received national acclaim for his two books covering the frontiers of the American Revolution. In 2004, he was chosen, along with 2 others, to be the educational coordinator for the 13-day bus tour sponsored by then National Elderhostel program for the 250th anniversary commemoration of the French & Indian War, 1754 – 1763.
ILR907 The Emergence of Lincoln
5-Digit Number: 17625
Wed, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., 8/5 – 8/19
Location: Linganore Hall/L109
Tuition: $20.00 Fee: $49.00 Total: $69.00
MD residents age 60+ pay fee only