The Road to the Civil War

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Program Type: History & Government
Age: Teen, Adult
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Grades 8-Adult. Valencia College History Professor Carl Creasman takes you behind the events that led to the Civil War: March 4, 1861 – Abraham Lincoln is inaugurated; April 12 – Ft. Sumter is attacked; April 17 – Virginia secedes. Was war the only way to end the scourge of slavery? How did former President Thomas Jefferson contribute to the ideas of secession?This event is free but enrollment is required. Sign up using the form below or by calling 407-623-3300, ext. 3.