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A Civil War Dream Conference for Students
The Great Debate
8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:45 a.m. Overview of Connecticut and the Civil War with Dr. Matthew Warshauer, author of Connecticut in the American Civil War: Slavery, Sacrifice, and Survival.
9:15 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. The Great Debate: Union, States Rights, & Slavery (click for details) / Famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass, President Abraham Lincoln, and Vice President of the Confederacy Alexander Stephens face off in an historical reenactment over the very meaning of freedom
10:45 a.m. Campus tours
11:15 a.m. Lunch (provided by CCSU)
11:45 a.m. Discussion with Tony Horwitz
1:00 p.m. End of the day
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