Articles with keyword "Slavery"
Robert Smalls commandeered a Confederate ship to escape from slavery in South Carolina.
Journalist Andrew Ferguson and NEH Chairman Bruce Cole discuss America's love-hate relationship with our sixteenth president.
Conflict Endured during Colonial Period in Virginia over Morality of Christians Enslaving Other Christians
The moral and political dilemmas of the time seem so clear in retrospect.
Oberlin, Ohio, was an abolitionist stronghold, but not impermeable.
When Charles Willson Peale painted former enslaved African American and Georgetown resident Yarrow Mamout in 1819, he was interested in his storied longevity.
MASSACHUSETTS On July 5, 1852, while citizens across the country were still celebrating American freedom, Frederick Douglass, the country’s most prominent former slave, delivered arguably the century’
Familiarly known as the “Ocean State,” Rhode Island’s full official name includes “and Providence Plantations,” words the state legislature has resolved to drop.