The development of this online exhibit was sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

This exhibit is based on the book, A House Divided: America in the Age of Lincoln, by Eric Foner and Olivia Mahoney.

For more information about the book and the Chicago Historical Society:

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