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Pierce and Archer Discuss the West and the Environment

January 28, 2014

In the first Civil War Lecture event of the spring 2014 semester, Drs. Jason Pierce and Kenna Archer spoke to an audience of over 320 on Tuesday, January 28.  Pierce discussed President Lincoln’s policy towards Native Americans and the West.  Archer argued that the Civil War’s devastation affected the nation’s conservation policies later in the nineteenth century.  Dr. Christine Lamberson introduced the speakers and moderated the event.
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    Abraham Lincoln's portrait looks down upon the crowd of over 300 that turned out for the first Civil War Lecture event of the 2014 spring semester.

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