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The United States and the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the

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Also includes correspondence to his son, Joseph M. At Washington, Lincoln was met by Illinois Representative Elihu Washburne, who escorted him to Willard's Hotel. The Confederacy lost the CSS Virginia when the ship was scuttled to prevent capture, and the Union built many copies of the USS Monitor. Includes certificates of inspection by Julian M. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination in federally funded programs.

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William Lloyd Garrison and American Abolitionism in

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Davidson the Confederates decided an attack was unwise. If you keep up with my Madder Style page you'd know what was new and what was old. Baldwin's house at 1031 Spruce Street, on April 11, 1864. He was a whipped slave who was an important abolitionist. A major precursor to the Civil War, this controversial U. Journal, 21 March 1864-11 February 1865 is journal no. 4 and is also marked as chap. 8, vol. 212. To all appearance she is perfectly white. … In the few months (after she was liberated), during which she has been at school, she has learned to read well, and writes as neatly as most children of her age.” Little Rebecca’s tour of major cities including New York and Boston drew huge crowds and an upswing in public support for both the Union cause and emancipation, according to newspaper accounts at the time.

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Red Book and Cotton

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The issues of emancipation and military service were intertwined from the onset of the Civil War. Lincoln began by dating the origin of American democracy, something unique to the world, with the Declaration of Independence. Military recruiters had no trouble obtaining volunteers in such an atmosphere; those who persisted in dissent generally maintained a judicious silence. The Confederates insisted on independence and fought to the bitter end.

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Runaway and Freed Missouri Slaves and Those Who Helped Them,

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Besides catapulting Jackson to fame, these actions drew thousands of Federal troops away from a drive on Richmond; Jackson's diversions may well have saved the Southern capital from early capture. Sometimes, the slaves actually revolted and fought the slavery system in physical confrontation to the point of death. The most famous battles include Antietam, First and Second Bull Run (also known as First and Second Manassas), Chancellorsville, Chickamauga, Corinth, Fort Sumter (launching the Civil War), Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Wilson's Creek and the Battle of Appomattox, ending the Civil War.

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Contesting Slavery: The Politics of Bondage and Freedom in

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Dix’s report on the state of the mentally disabled in the state’s prisons convinced legislators to build the first asylums. Arkansas Confederates in the Western Theater. The two armies met in the Battle of Perryville, Kentucky, on 8 October 1862. Nevertheless, the South was was wealthy and its economy was rapidly growing. Otey (1803-by 1870), sending her personal news, informing her of his health, and providing news on the Merrimack and on the Peninsular campaign.

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From Calabar to Carter's Grove: The History of a Virginia

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The war caused a wealthy class to lose their stranglehold over the southern economy and ended politics being swayed by whether you were pro or anti slavery. This epidemic of violence created a widespread sense of insecurity, forced hundreds of residents to flee, and contributed to the region's economic distress, demoralization, and division. At one point Sherman's patience snapped and he frontally assaulted the Southerners at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, on June 27; Johnston threw him back with heavy losses.

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Dred Scott and the Dangers of a Political Court

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Secessionists insisted that they were the true inheritors of the Constitution, one that forged compromises to permit slave ownership. Northerners and Southerners agreed that slavery was unlikely to flourish in Nebraska, but both sides hoped to win Kansas for their own way of life. 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.

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Underground Railroad in Delaware, Maryland, and West

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Southerners didn't think Northerners were willing to go to war to preserve the Union, he says. Records, 1846-1869, of the Louisa Railroad Company consisting of a minute book, 1850-1869, containing records of the meeting of the board of directors and stockholders, statements on the financial condition of the company, appointment of agents, reports on accident investigations, and information on operating the railroad during the Civil War; and executive letter book, 1846-1851, of the company�s president Edmund Fontaine recording both incoming and outgoing correspondence concerning the company�s relationship to the RF&P Railroad, and financial matters.

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Walker's Appeal in Four Articles: An Address to the Slaves

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About a dozen men tore up tracks to derail an Ohio & Mississippi train that had departed from Cincinnati. (Some reports identify the train as belonging to the Union Pacific Railroad). Jennings and apparently was used to compile the previously mentioned muster roll. A decent respect for the opinions and interests of the Gulf States seems to indicate that Texas should co-operate with them. In the pre-industrial agricultural South, however, slavery was highly profitable and plantation slave owners (who were the leaders of southern society) fought to keep slavery from ending.

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Lincoln's Quest for Equality: The Road to Gettysburg

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However, Sherman only intended a feint toward Charlotte while instead joining Major John M. By early afternoon of the 16th, the Federals had repaired the damaged bridges and Howard's IV corps was in pursuit of the Confederates. Grant landed his divisions in two different locations, one on the east bank of the Tennessee River to prevent the garrison's escape and the other to occupy the high ground on the Kentucky side which would insure the fort's fall; Flag-Officer Andrew H. The civil war readjusted the relations between the states and the nation and it was now acknowledged by all, including the government.

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