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Articles with keyword "Slavery"

Rowhouse in Chestertown

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Majoring in History

A visit to Chestertown, Maryland.

Actors from Slavery by Another Name

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Re-enslaved

How African-American bondage came back after emancipation.

Poster of Eliza from Uncle Tom's Cabin crossing the Ohio River.

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The First Great American Novel

It was Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Man fleeing slave catchers

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South to Freedom

The Underground Railroad also led to Mexico.

Rosa Parks, arrested, Montgomery, December 1, 1955

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From Freedom to Equality Around the Nation

“We hold these truths to be self-evident,” wrote Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence.

NAACP parade with marchers carrying a coffin for Jim Crow.

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From Freedom to Equality with NEH

“We hold these truths to be self-evident,” wrote Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence.

Scene from "The Abolitionists"

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The Agitator

William Lloyd Garrison burned the Constitution as he roared against the injustice of slavery.

Detail from "Journey of the Magi"

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Faces of the Renaissance

A new exhibition at the Walters Museum explores race and identity to ask the burning question, Who's your daddy?

Thaddeus Stevens was a resolute fighter

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Remarkable Radical: Thaddeus Stevens

Thaddeus Stevens was a fearsome reformer, who never backed down from a fight.

Robert Smalls

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A Voyage to Freedom

Robert Smalls commandeered a Confederate ship to escape from slavery in South Carolina.