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Speech delivered in the House of Commons upon the motion of

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One section of slaveholders will throw off the mask of loyalty; the other will content itself with the prospect of a financial compensation such as Great Britain gave the West Indian planters. The way was now clear for Confederate agents to scour Europe for money and material to conduct their war. By the sixteen-fifties he was making windows containing Commonwealth arms(pp. 151-2). Mid-South Folklore, 4 (Spring 1976): 3-10. _____. "Two Ozark Civil War Ballads."

World History Series - The Abolition of American Slavery

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A detailed picture of life in Shenadoah County -- both social and economic -- is provided in these diary abstracts that cover the later half of the 19th century. The Democratic idea has been that if you legislate to make the masses prosperous, their prosperity will find its way up and through every class that rests on it … Having behind us the producing masses of this nation, and the world, supported by the commercial interests, the labor interests, and the toilers everywhere, we will answer their demand for a gold standard by saying to them: You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns, you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.” The nomination of Bryan, a populist in all but party affiliation, meant the end of populism as a separate political force independent of the two-party system.

Crusade Against Slavery: Edward Coles, Pioneer of Freedom

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In 1658, his health inexorably failed him and he died on 3 September and was buried in Westminster Abbey. Quarles, The Negro in the Civil War (1953, repr. 1968); L. The plantation culture of the South, relying on huge tracts of privately owned land (what we would call industrial agriculture, today) could not survive without slave labor to plant and harvest the cash crops: tobacco, indigo, rice, sugar, and, primarily, cotton. (Today agricultural machinery is able to do the work, and reduce the number of humans needed on industrial-scale farms.) The South felt the North was trying to impose its values on the South and restrict the spread of slavery.

Carry Me Back: The Domestic Slave Trade in American Life

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Instead, he decided to attempt to break the left. Other surnames mentioned: Birindelli, Burns, Galan, Gatewood, Mallory, Nelson, Price, Schwendeman, and Walker. Their proposed conference with William H. Andrews' men commandeered the General and steamed out of Big Shanty, leaving behind startled passengers, crew members, and onlookers, which included a number of Confederate soldiers from a trackside camp. The war began in 1861, when confederates open fired on Ft. The interaction between insiders and outsiders in a variety of other movements not involving race or ethnicity may also show similarities.

John Brown: The Making of a Martyr (Southern Classics

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After its initial meeting, the Committee shall meet at such times as shall be provided in its rules of procedure. 3. Alexander Augusta wasn’t a hero for facing down the barrel of a musket, but for the determination that he showed in the face of oppression as a surgeon in the Union army. They hoped that by continuing to hold the northern aggressors to a standstill, the tide of war would eventually turn in their favor, and their dream of independence would come true. The new design was called the "Stainless Banner," and called for a pure white flag with a Confederate battle flag emblazoned in the top left corner.

All Eyes are Upon Us: Race and Politics from Boston to

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Hard anthracite coal soon passed to the control of the railroads, while soft bituminous coal continued to be mined by thousands of small operators. An army of the Southern Confederacy is moving on Louisville, while volunteers from Illinois, Indiana and Ohio flock hither to save Kentucky from the armed missionaries of slavery. Northerners rallied behind Lincoln's call for all of the states to send troops to recapture the forts and to preserve the Union.

Prison & Slavery - A Surprising Comparison

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The vouchers include the names of persons to whom money was owed, the amounts, and the dates the vouchers were submitted. Subtly argued and elegantly written, almost every page brims with fresh insights.' The Historian Read more... Latimer is having difficulty finding transportation for much needed medical supplies for the Confederate army, and asks Williamson to provide wagons for their transport. Letter, 21 June 1862, from Calvin Rogers, Manassas, Virginia, to Richard Rogers, Rochester, New Hampshire.

Fugitive Slave Advertisements in The City Gazette:

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Historian James Stewart (1976) explains the abolitionists' deep beliefs: "All people were equal in God's sight; the souls of black folks were as valuable as those of whites; for one of God's children to enslave another was a violation of the Higher Law, even if it was sanctioned by the Constitution." [30] Slave owners were angry over the attacks on what some Southerners (including the politician John C. Nevertheless, the story has spread via outlets as varied as "Dear Abby" and the Fox television show "House."

Lands Of The Slave And The Free Or Cuba, The United States

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Dayton, the 1856 presidential and vice presidential candidates of the newly organized Republican Party, which advocated an anti-slavery platform. Finally, I am appalled that the very men who forced secession and the war, then went on to arrange it so they and their sons would not have to fight in the war, or even pay for it -- as the ultimate hypocrisy, many of these plantation owners would not even convert their crops from cotton to food to help the starving soldiers and their starving families.

Archaeology of Slavery and Plantation Life (Studies in

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The surgeon was able to stop the bleeding and Upton ordered a stretcher brought forward from which he would direct his troops for the rest of the battle. With Honor Untarnished: The Story of the First Arkansas Infantry Regiment, Confederate States Army. (Little Rock, AR: Pioneer Press, 1961). When the impeachment trial was held in the Senate, it was proved that Johnson was technically within his rights in removing the Cabinet member. Although there is accuracy in stating slavery led to the war, it wasn’t the only factor.