Lincoln on Infrastructure

Known in history for his role in ending slavery and prosecuting the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln’s most important issue in his time as an elected official was infrastructure. And in that, he was little different than his pioneer constituents. In this episode, we talk about Lincoln’s roots, his arguments countering objections to improvement projects (that have relevance today), and how it shaped slavery and other political issues of his time.

EPISODE LINK: https://traffic.megaphone.fm/ADV7065789934.mp3?updated=1637961151