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  1. jpeter

    Oops, big lump of your posts....

    DISCLAIMER: This thread contains posts from multiple threads, as many as 30! They were accidentally merged together. Sorry! This thread is closed. Feel free to open some new discussions. ---CivilWarTalk--- Native American slavery in North America was extensive over much of the...
  2. WJC

    Grant, Reconstruction and the KKK

    "At the time of Ulysses S. Grant's election to the presidency, white supremacists were conducting a reign of terror throughout the South. In outright defiance of the Republican-led federal government, Southern Democrats formed organizations that violently intimidated blacks and Republicans who...
  3. WJC

    Was Meade the Victim of Political Intrigue?

    Some historians have suggested that George B. McClellan not only brought about his own dismissal by his self-aggrandizement, insubordination, and over-cautiousness but was 'forced out' because he was seen as a potential Democrat candidate (which he later became). The argument claims that though...
  4. WJC

    "Radical Republicans"

    Some of us are interested in learning more about the "Radical Republicans". Let's discuss who they were, their agenda and other relevant information.
  5. ForeverFree

    Lincoln Douglas Debates - Angry Town Halls of 1858

    An interesting and enjoyable video, which gives Lincoln a slightly better, but noticeable (to me at least) look than Douglas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=15&v=AKfNMel5dug - Alan
  6. WJC

    Immigration Plank in 1860 Republican Platform

    The 1860 Republican Party platform opposed "any change in our naturalization laws or any state legislation by which the rights of citizens hitherto accorded to immigrants from foreign lands shall be abridged or impaired" and called for "giving a full and efficient protection to the rights of all...
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