The Election of 1860 Class

Here’s Matt Pinsker lecturing to his Dickinson College class on Abraham Lincoln and the Election of 1860.

From the description of the video:  “Professor Matthew Pinsker lectured a class at Dickinson College, where he teaches a history course on the election of 1860. In this class, Professor Pinsker focused specifically on Abraham Lincoln’s role in the election and how ‘in his view’ the election forever transformed American politics. During the session Professor Pinsker, a co-director of the college’s House Divided Project, demonstrated uses of the Web site and also premiered a documentary short film created for Journal Divided, ‘Honest Abe,’ based on Michael Burlingame’s book Abraham Lincoln: A Life (2008).”


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