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Violence, Chaos and the Expansion of Government Power in 1864

During the second weekend of July, Washington, D.C., celebrated the repulse of Confederate Gen.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Kishwaukee Fest parade features Mini Abe and candy

Zaver, 10, marched in the Kishwaukee Fest parade Friday evening with the rest of his Cub Scout Pack 131 of DeKalb.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare Benefit Performance in Ma

Acclaimed actors Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver join the cast of Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare with John Douglas Thompson and Kathleen Chalfant .

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Northwest Herald

Harvard library hosting Lincoln exhibit

Karen Sutera, director of the Harvard Diggins Library, helps set up an exhibit focused on President Abraham Lincoln, the Constitution and the Civil Way at the Harvard library Wednesday, July 24, 2014.

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Discovery Educator Network

Fun Fact Friday: Lincoln and Booth

Did you know that Edwin Booth, brother of John Wilkes Booth, saved President Lincoln's son's life, prior to Lincoln's assassination? It's true! Edwin Booth was actually a nationally known Shakespearean actor, and happened to be in New Jersey at the time, coincidentally sharing a train platform with Robert Lincoln.

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KISU-TV Pocatello

Civil War

With the 1860 election of anti-slavery candidate Abraham Lincoln, the divisions between North and South reached their breaking point.

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The Logan County Herald

Safe Ride available for fair weekend

Healthy Communities Partnership is encouraging those who celebrate at the Beer Tent to receive a free and safe ride home during the Logan County Fair this weekend.

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The Tribune

Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Alva James-Johnson: Grappling with ideal vs. reality

My family stayed for only a couple days, but it was enough time to explore a few historical sites.

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Beach Carolina Magazine

Exclusive North Carolina Civil War 150th Anniversary Bus Tour Oct. 24-25

RALEIGH, NC July 24, 2014 - From the massive amphibious attack on Fort Fisher, the largest by American forces until World War II, to the 6,000 acre battlefield at Bentonville to the site of the largest surrender of the Civil War at Bennett Place, participants in an exclusive, behind-the-scenes Civil War Sesquicentennial Bus Tour will learn details ... (more)

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Tri-cityherald.com

Lincoln exhibit visits the Kennewick branch of the Mid Columbia Libraries

Jordan Perkins, 9 of Richland, wears a Lincoln hat Thursday as she reads about Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War exhibit at the Kennewick branch of the Mid-Columbia Libraries.

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The Wall Street Journal

Is Courting Congress the Stuff of Movies? Hillary Clinton Doesn't Think So

One of the legacies of Barack Obama 's presidency is a certain indifference to the messy, time-sucking work of courting Congress.

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Daily Chronicle

Skate Street DeKalb draws crowd at Kishwaukee Fest

Joey Lopresti, 19, skates with Mini Abe on Wednesday during Skate Street DeKalb.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Free Dictionary

The Lincoln Cent

Bronze cents from 1909 to 1982 are 3.11g; wartime steel cents, depending on when in 1943 they were struck, are 2.69g or 2.75 g 19091942, 19441982: 95% copper, remainder tin or zinc 1943: zinc-plated steel 1982present: copper-plated zinc The Lincoln cent or Lincoln penny is a cent coin that has been struck by the United States Mint since 1909.

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Sandy Springs Neighbor

Oval Office occupants meet in new play

Staff / Katherine Frye / From left, Willa Bost, as press secretary Audrey Warren, Julius Pryor III, as President Obama, and Gene Griessman, as President Lincoln, rehearse a scene from the upcoming production of 'Lincoln's Last Debate' at The Village Church.

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Examiner.com

Mary Todd Lincoln history in Batavia, Illinois

For Springfieldites in the Land of Lincoln, it seems that almost all the Lincoln sites are right here in Central Illinois.

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Washington Times

Obama tells DNC fundraising crowd: a Ia m not overly partisana

For the second time in just a few weeks, President Obama has made the claim that he's not very partisan - and that, in fact, his favorite president hailed from the Republican Party.

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The Fresno Bee

The bishop and Abe Lincoln: an example of religion's positive influence on politics

The Founding Fathers had good reasons for explicitly barring government from inserting itself into matters of religion.

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National Review Online

Lincoln, the Founders and YouTube

The trailer for my forthcoming book, Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln , is up on YouTube, here .

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The Logan County Herald

Mt. Pulaski Honors one of its long-time volunteer citizens

The Mt. Pulaski Courthouse register signature book showed ninety-nine visitors that stopped by today to wish Wally Kautz a "Happy Birthday" and to thank him for all his years of service as Mt.

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