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Lincoln used founding documents to argue races have same rights | Community Voices

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UIS Center for Lincoln Studies

How Lincoln relied on the founding ideas of the United States to argue for changes in racial rights is the focus of Lincoln and the American Political Tradition, the 2020 Beaumont Endowed UIS Lincoln Legacy Lecture.


  • Lucas Morel, Claremont Institute senior fellow and professor of politics and Washington and Lee University head of the Politics Department
  • Diana Schaub, Loyola University Maryland professor of political science
  • Michael Burlingame, UIS Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies

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The 2021 lecture, Lincoln and Anti-Racism, is October 16, 6-9 p.m.

UIS Center for Lincoln Studies

Thanks to the UIS Center for Lincoln Studies for the audio.

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