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The Suspension of Habeas Corpus

September 24, 1862 – After issuing an order freeing all slaves in the Confederate states, President Abraham Lincoln issued a second order curtailing freedoms in the northern states. 519 more words

Abraham Lincoln

Yabba Dabba Mother-F*ckin' Doo

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you’ve been Flinstoned girl
wrap-around-job girl around-the-world
the glass is full empty
the glass is not half full
yes girl boy… 137 more words

Poetry

The Battle of Wood Lake

September 23, 1862 – Federal forces effectively suppressed the Sioux uprising of 1862 over mistreatment on reservations and drove much of the tribe out of Minnesota. 1,027 more words

Military

Analyzing Speech

Recently, I had been spending a lot of time looking up persuasive and powerful speeches throughout the world’s history. So many of these powerful speeches hold such a strong influence in the hearts of many people. 1,423 more words

Random Ramblings

The Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

September 22, 1862 – President Abraham Lincoln issued his decree stating “that all persons held as slaves” within rebellions areas “are, and henceforward shall be free” if those areas did not submit to Federal law by January 1. 1,960 more words

Abraham Lincoln

The Rightness and Legality of the Emancipation Proclamation

In the Emancipation Proclamation, President Abraham Lincoln ordered that all slaves in Confederate controlled areas were set free. Some say Lincoln overstepped his presidential authority, arguing that slavery was allowed under the U.S. 849 more words

Why the South Seceded

Slavery.

I came across this article from Libertarianism.org (reposted by the Cato Institute) and was mildly surprised at how fervently some of the comments disagreed with the author and even criticized the groups posting the article for some sort of betrayal of principles. 360 more words

Politics