Lincoln Diversified: Lincoln, Indians, and the War for the Union

November 17, 2009

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Looking through the lens of slavery, Native American displacement, and foreign relations with Mexico, this seminar explores the stories of Lincoln's relationships with diverse communities.

Lincoln, Indians, and the War for the Union

Placing Indian affairs in the context of Civil War politics and the settling of the West, author and historian David Nichols covers the controversies and relationships between Abraham Lincoln, politics, and Native Americans.

 

Recorded Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at Chicago History Museum.