December 25, 1861 – President Lincoln held a lengthy cabinet meeting on Christmas Day to finally decide upon a course of action regarding Great Britain’s demands to release the Confederate envoys seized aboard the… 1,067 more words
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December 15, 1861 – News of the British reaction to the seizure of Confederate envoys James Mason and John Slidell reached the U.S.
U.S. Secretary of State William H. 909 more words
“KSN News Poll shows Donald Trump losing ground in Kansas” says a stunning little article from a Kansas media site.
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“The poll showed that Donald Trump would get 44 percent of the vote followed by Hillary Clinton with 39 percent.
We are in another election season, one of the strangest in modern American history, and there is much speculation about the race for both the Presidency and Congressional elections. 763 more words
July 30, 1861 – Major General Benjamin F. Butler, commanding the Federal garrison at Fort Monroe, Virginia, wrote to Secretary of War Simon Cameron requesting clarification on the Lincoln administration’s policy on slaves escaping from their masters and seeking protection within Federal military lines. 974 more words