Lincoln's Plan & A Diff. Of Opinions: Radical Republicans (today's "liberal" democrats), a small, but loud group of Republicans, disagreed with Lincoln’s plan. They wanted to punish the South, so they proposed that: 50% of Southerners take loyalty oath Former Confederate leaders be stripped of any political power Former slaves be granted full civil rights Lincoln killed the proposed plan with a pocket veto.
John Brown abolitionist who advocated armed rebellion by slaves. He slaughtered pro-slavery settlers in Kansas and in 1859 was hanged by Virginia for leading an unsuccessful slave insurrection at Harpers Ferry.
Slave ships, large cargo ships specially converted for the purpose of transporting slaves to the Americas. Transportation of slaves from Africa to America was known as the Middle Passage.
Why America needs to reject the Charleston massacre’s dangerous narrative of forgiveness
The Orangeburg massacre is the most common name given to an incident on February 8, 1968, in which nine South Carolina Highway Patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina, fired into a crowd of protesters demonstrating against segregation at a bowling alley near the campus of South Carolina State College, a historically black college. Three men were killed and twenty-eight persons were injured; most victims were shot in the back. ~ additional comment from Colleen Griffin re: comment…
This was one of the first monthly magazines created for the national African American consumer. Published and circulated in Boston, Mass. and New York City until the Colored American Magazine did for nine years in the what Ebony Magazine is doing today.
[cabinet card of Mary Walker wearing her medal of honor], Collins Studio “ “An 1855 graduate of Syracuse Medical College, Mary Walker was an author and early feminist who gained distinction during the Civil War as a humanitarian, surgeon.
In Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin, causing the need for more slaves to work in the fields to be able to keep up with the machines. Cotton quickly became the top crop in Georgia, which the state's economy depended on.