Abraham Lincoln and the Daughters of Dred Scott


Sep. 13, 2016, 4pm to 6pm

Campus Location


Dr. Diana Schaub, professor of political science at Loyola University Maryland, will speak on Lincoln's criticism of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Dred Scott case. She will focus on Lincoln's understanding of equality–including his remarks on women in his speech about the case. She will explain that Lincoln's goal was to vindicate the founding generation's approach to slavery.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

Political Science Department
David Fott

External Sponsor

Funding for the lecture is provided by the John Templeton Foundation through a grant from the Institute for Humane Studies; Nevada Humanities; National Endowment for the Humanities; and UNLV's Great Works Academic Certificate Program