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No Mention Of Incidents Like This In School History Books

NO MENTION OF INCIDENTS LIKE THIS IN SCHOOL HISTORY BOOKS...It doesn't fit their agenda.   “Attack on Our Soldiers by Armed Negroes! A member of the Indiana Twentieth Regiment, now encamped near Fortress Monroe, writes to the Indianapolis Journal on the 23rd.   Yesterday morning General Mansfield with Drake de Kay, Aide-DE-Camp in command of [...]

No Mention Of Incidents Like This In School History Books2019-01-31T17:17:19+00:00

Protective Tariffs: Primary Cause Of The Civil War

Protective Tariffs: The Primary Cause of the Civil War   by DAVID JOHN MAROTTA and MEGAN RUSSELL JUNE 23, 2013   Although they opposed permanent tariffs, political expedience in spite of sound economics prompted the Founding Fathers to pass the first U.S. tariff act. For 72 years, Northern special interest groups used these protective tariffs [...]

Protective Tariffs: Primary Cause Of The Civil War2018-05-14T18:31:27+00:00

How The End Of Slavery Led To Starvation And Death For Millions

How the end of slavery led to starvation and death for millions of black Americans   In the brutal chaos that followed the civil war, life after emancipation was harsh and often short, new book argues   Paul Harris Saturday, 16 June 2012   Hundreds of thousands of slaves freed during the American civil war [...]

How The End Of Slavery Led To Starvation And Death For Millions2018-04-29T13:08:48+00:00

Slave Trade Was ‘Number One Financial Activity’

Slave trade was Rhode Island's 'number one financial activity'   Exhibit opens tonight with reception at the Jamestown library By Jeff McDonough   Few people living today in Rhode Island realize that the slave trade was once a vital component of the Ocean State's economy.   "The numbers are astonishing," says Ray Rickman, project director [...]

Slave Trade Was ‘Number One Financial Activity’2018-04-22T16:50:04+00:00

Postwar Activist For Black Civil Rights

Forrest was postwar activist for black civil rights Greg Tucker, Daily News Journal July 13, 2015 Retired Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest was an outspoken advocate for the civil rights of the freedmen in postwar Tennessee. This advocacy and his popularity with the Memphis black community were resented by some of his white contemporaries who [...]

Postwar Activist For Black Civil Rights2017-12-27T16:20:31+00:00

Slavery And The War

Slavery and the War   By Michael Armstrong Nov 27, 2017   The recent apoplexy over White House Chief-of-Staff John Kelly’s comments about Robert E. Lee and the Civil War have revealed on ongoing problem in the thinking of many Americans when it comes to history and politics in general – the inability to see [...]

Slavery And The War2017-11-28T13:23:26+00:00

Myth: The War Was Fought Over Slavery

Myth: The War Between the States Was Fought Over Slavery   October 09, 2017 Richard Lee Montgomery Living in the Land of Cotton: http://livinginthelandofcotton.com/   True or false? Abraham Lincoln gave us the answer. When asked in March of 1861 by a newspaper reported at a Virginia Compromise Delegation, “Why not let the South go?” [...]

Myth: The War Was Fought Over Slavery2017-11-20T21:40:09+00:00