Sunday, January 13, 2013

FREE Online Lincoln Course from The University of Illinios Springfield

The University of Illinios Springfield just announced that it will be offering a free eight week course on Lincoln and the importance of the Emancipation Proclamation.
lincoln course
Taken from the UIS site:
The Emancipation Proclamation: What Came Before, How It Worked, and What Followed – uses the sesquicentennial of President Lincoln’s issuance of the emancipation proclamation in 1863, to explore what happened in the United States before emancipation, how emancipation worked onceproclaimed, and what happened in politics, economics, and society in the century and a half afterward.
“It will also serve as a forum for participants to discuss the concept of emancipation in states and systems earlier than that of the U.S. and since to today,” said Ray Schroeder, UIS associate vice chancellor for online learning.
The course is opened to everyone, no matter your location.  You are required to enroll and class will begin on January 28th.
If you want to learn more about this free Lincoln course, visit USI.

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