Lincoln’s ‘Forgotten’ Act to Encourage Immigration

Editor’s note: this article first appeared in the Fall 2015 newsletter. All images are used courtesy of the Library of Congress. by Jason Silverman During the past four years the nation has experienced the celebration of the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War. From major battles to skirmishes, from grand events to major speeches, from constitutional amendments to laws and … Continue reading Lincoln’s ‘Forgotten’ Act to Encourage Immigration