Reflections of History

December 29th: Lincoln Resists The Crittenden Compromise

December 29th: Lincoln Resists The Crittenden Compromise

Reflections of History - December 29, 2022 - 05:21

On December 29, 1860, Abraham Lincoln resists calls for pro-slavery compromise.

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On December 28, 1832, John C. Calhoun resigns as Vice President of the United States.

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On December 30, 1862, Abraham Lincoln prepares to issue the Emancipation Proclamation.

About The Show

C13Originals and Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Jon Meacham, co-creators of the Webby Award-winning Best Podcast Series It Was Said and the acclaimed podcast Hope,Through History, join together again on a daily series that guides listeners through critical moments in our history. Every Monday through Friday, Meacham travels back to impactful events that occurred on that date in history—the birth of a visionary filmmaker, the debut of an iconic athlete, the discovery of a lifesaving cure, a triumphant legal victory. You’ll learn how that event shaped politics, art, culture, sports and science, and why it’s still relevant today.