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Conflict, Assassination, & Assimilation on the Prairie: Nauvoo & Bishop Hill in Illinois History

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The stories of Nauvoo & Bishop Hill both focus on religious settlements that struggled for survival. Both of these colonies flourished and also faced disaster. But, for all of the ways that their stories are similar, their outcomes couldn’t be more different. Learn about Illinois’ prairie life and the challenge of identity and Americanization in the mid-1800s. The event is part of our campus programming to commemorate the Illinois bicentennial.

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