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Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis

On this very day in 1860, Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States over a deeply divided Democratic Party, becoming the…

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Lincoln: A House Divided

On this day in 1858, after receiving his fledgling Illinois Republican Party’s nomination for US Senate, Abraham Lincoln delivers his “House Divided” speech before 1,000…

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The Beginning of Progressive Law in Europe and the World

On this day in 1804, the Napoleonic Code is brought into force in France and her possessions. It was the first consistent set of codes…

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Not Importing Slaves Didn’t Stop the Slave Trade

By the time of the American Revolution, the English importers alone had brought some three million captive Africans to the Americas.

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Police Find 3 Women Who Were Held Captive For 30 Years (VIDEO)

Thursday, British police arrested a couple under the suspicion that they were holding three women as slaves for 30 years. police didn’t give much information…

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A Slave's Prayer

I was stole from Eden, an innocent soul, crossed seas and centuries, chained and cold; My mother was raped and beaten to death, my daddy…

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