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U.S. History to 1850

Antebellum: Culture and Society
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Special feature

Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided
Newspaper Opinions [Other]

Partisan journalists delivered the news they wanted their readers to hear. Text accompanied by historian video clip, two essays and gallery.

Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided
Antebellum Women's Rights [Other]

From abolition to women's suffrage, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Sojourner Truth took bold stands on reform. Text with video clip available.

Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided
Literary Women [Other]

Through fiction and newsprint, Margaret Fuller, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Lydia Maria Child promoted abolition and women's rights. Text with video clip available.

Murder at Harvard
Behind the Scenes [Non-Flash interactive]

Stephen Foster
Behind the Scenes [Other]

Read about how performers Lenwood Sloan and Fernand Jackson choreographed the minstrel dances seen in the film. Text with video clip available.

Maps

Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided
A Shifting Political Landscape [Text-based]

Would new territories and states allow slavery?

Primary source

Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided
We Are of Another Race [Text-based]

Englishman Charles Mackay observes Northern attitudes toward African Americans.

Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided
A Woman' World: Speaking Out for Women's Equality [Text-based]

Sojourner Truth, Sarah Grimk, and Lucy Stone advocate women's rights.

Teacher's guide

Stephen Foster
Teachers Guide [Text-based]

Trace the life of the man who virtually invented popular music, and learn about minstrelsy, race relations, and the history of popular entertainment.