Tag Archives: Civil War

Was the Civil War About Slavery?

Prager University answers that question… What caused the Civil War? Did the North care about abolishing slavery? Did the South secede because of slavery? Or was it about something else entirely…perhaps states’ rights? Colonel Ty Seidule, Professor of History at … Continue reading

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Reimagining the Battle of Gettysburg; Leadership and Technology Today

TED Geographer Anne Knowles uses digital technologies to reimagine the past. In this fascinating talk, Knowles transports us to the Battle of Gettysburg, the turning point of the Civil War. Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and historical maps, she traces … Continue reading

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The Gettysburg Address, 150 Years of Meaning

This week a ceremony will be held at the Gettysburg National Military Park  to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. These few words, perhaps more than any other, describe the soul of the USA. It is an acknowledgement … Continue reading

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