This co-sponsored colloquium explores the record of the constitutional convention, the ensuing state ratification debates, and early federal legislation regulating slavery, along with the Missouri Compromise, the decisive Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, the Dred Scott opinion, and Abraham Lincoln’s famous response to Dred Scott.
Tour: Lincoln Cottage
Discussion Leader: Dr. David Foster, Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of History and Political Science at Ashland University
Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 27, 2016; Applications accepted on a rolling basis after deadline.
Participation is based on a competitive application process. Qualifications are below.