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Illinois Heritage Magazine

Illinois Heritage, the popular history magazine of the Illinois State Historical Society, was established in 1997 to encourage professional and amateur historians, museum professionals, teachers, genealogists, journalists, and other researchers to explore and write about Prairie State history for a broad audience.

Illinois Heritage is published six times per year and is available as a benefit of membership in the Illinois State Historical Society. Individual editions can also be purchased by contacting our office directly. Visit our Membership section for membership options and information.

Visit our Illinois Heritage Magazine section to see issue summaries and sample articles from recent releases.

Abraham Lincoln, Race, and the New Birth of Freedom

Event date: 4/1/2022 9:00 AM - 4/3/2022 3:00 PM Export event
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Abraham Lincoln, Race, and the New Birth of Freedom

Teaching American History

This Teaching American History seminar will examine Lincoln’s speeches and letters, as well as those of select contemporaries, on emancipation, civil war, and reconstruction. We will focus on Lincoln’s consistencies and inconsistencies on race, his changing war goals, and his vision for a postwar reconstructed nation rededicated to the ideals expressed in the Declaration of Independence.

Discussion Leader: Dan Monroe
Springfield, IL | April 1-3, 2022

After a two-year pause, Teaching American History’s weekend colloquia have returned. These colloquia gather teachers from around the country for two days of in-depth discussion on a topic in American history. Each seminar is led by a scholar with expertise in its subject, and each is centered around primary documents chosen to illuminate it. Held near sites of historical or cultural interest, each seminar schedules time to explore one of these sites.

There are still professional development opportunities available for teachers at our weekend seminars this Spring. More information is available here or contact Stacy Moses at smoses@tah.org.

 

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