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Frederick Douglass Speech on the Thirteenth Amendment

In May 1865 William Lloyd Garrison moved at its convention for the disbanding of the American Anti-Slavery Society on the grounds that the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment abolishing slavery by Congress in February 1865, and its certain ratification by a sufficient number of states, the abolition of slavery was now in sight and the goal of the organization reached.  1,156 more words

Thaddeus Stevens on 13th Amendment and Fort Fisher Captured

January 9, 1865/2015

Volume 6, Issue 2 (222 Issues Since 15 October 2010)

Congressman Thaddeus Stevens Argues that a Constitutional Amendment Abolishing Slavery Would Not Itself Be Unconstitutional… 871 more words

Abolition

The Civil War This Week: Jan 5-11, 1865

Thursday, January 5

U.S. President Abraham Lincoln dispatched Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton to consult with Major General William T. Sherman, who was regrouping his Federal Army of the West at Savannah on the Atlantic Coast. 1,502 more words

Slavery

The Civil War This Week: Jan 5-11, 1865

Thursday, January 5

U.S. President Abraham Lincoln dispatched Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton to consult with Major General William T. Sherman, who was regrouping his Federal Army of the West at Savannah on the Atlantic Coast. 1,502 more words

Politics

The Manipulation And Lying Regarding The Original 13th Amendment

Courtesy of Lise from Maine

Take notice of the some of the things mentioned in these documents, click here.

The first thing to understand is the title of Vol. 306 more words

Lise From Maine

So Above It All

So Above It All

Look at those sparkling ivory towers

Looming above those of us with no property powers

Can you smell the mists of self-righteous musk… 157 more words

Poetry

December 6 African American Historical Events

Today in Black History – December 6 *

1806 – The African Meeting House is established in Boston,
Massachusetts and will become the oldest African… 564 more words

African American History