The Debate as America Became an Imperial Power

A sermon preached 115 years ago on Thanksgiving Day voiced a protest against a new…

The Thanksgiving Proclamation Lincoln Issued 150 Years Ago

Abraham Lincoln called for national days of Thanksgiving more than once during the Civil War.…

What was Celebrated at the First National Thanksgiving

We think of our national celebration of Thanksgiving as rooted in the harvest feast of…

Could Lincoln Be Elected Today?

FlackCheck.org, a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, has…

Gilder Lehrman Summer Teacher Seminars

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History has released its schedule of weeklong seminars for…

The Courage of Lincoln’s Convictions

Today, on the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, it is difficult to conceive that…

A Timely Visit to Abraham Lincoln’s Springfield

There is no better way to commemorate tomorrow's 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address than…

The Gettysburg Address in hindsight

In 1863, the editors of the Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) Patriot & Union newspaper published what became…

Lincoln Looks Ahead to Reconstruction

[caption id="attachment_1315" align="alignleft" width="232"] Lincoln in November, 1863; photograph by Alexander Gardiner (Library of Congress)[/caption]…
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