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Articles with keyword "Slavery"

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The Power of Regionalism

Historian David Hackett Fischer talks about the importance of regional identity.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of Ulysses S. Grant

A new film tells how he survived vicissitudes to remain the most loved man of his century.

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Safe Harbor

A town in Massachusetts opens its doors to fugitive slaves.

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Voices of the Slave Trade

A captive and an owner give firsthand accounts of the transatlantic voyage.

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Big Top in a Small Town

Chautauqua road shows keep history alive across America.

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Excerpts from the Writings of James M. McPherson

McPherson's books capture the complexity of the Civil War and the connections between battlefront and home front.

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Uproar in the Classroom

A new film explores how the written word carries explosive consequences.

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The Soul of a Free Man

The life story of Toussaint-Louverture, Haiti's liberator, is told with other slave narratives on a new website.

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The Trial of Anthony Burns

Students reevaluate the trail of the last fugitive slave and the judge who judged him.

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Incidents in the Life of an Abolitionist

The story of Harriet Jacobs, fugitive slave, author, and relief worker, unfolds in a new book.