A sketch not credited - 19th century engraving Via New York Public Library Digital Collection depicts the situation of slaves many parts of the United States, are waiting here perhaps to be sold. The step taken towards emancipation by many commanders and others was expected to gradually eradicate the curse of slavery.
American History

Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Plan and Real Status of the Slaves

October 15, 2020

Along with others, Congress too contributed towards the emancipation movement. This was followed by Lincoln coming out with a five part plan through which he wanted gradual, compensated emancipation accompanied by colonization. Read to know what this plan was and if it was successful. […]

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in front of the flag of United States of America.
American History

The Place of Slavery in the Early Union War

October 9, 2020

In many of his speeches Abraham Lincoln had often reaffirmed that the Civil War was not directed against the preexisting institution of slavery in the south. He wanted to move cautiously as he did not want to alienate the border states, which were important to the Union. […]

3D rendering of soldier during American Revolution.
American History

Revolutions and Rebellions Leading to the Federalist Presidency

October 9, 2020

The emergence of the new liberal constitution in France created ripples that affected the political scene in the USA. The Federalist John Adams became the President, and the Republican Thomas Jefferson became the Vice President. With this authority, Jefferson managed to counter every Federalist initiative in the Senate. […]

United States constitution rolled in a scroll over American Flag.
American History

The Formation of the Democratic-Republican Party

October 9, 2020

In 18th century USA, the nature of party politics was absolutely different from what the republican writers had imagined and written about. As a result, the Republicans saw parties as the symbol of ambition, selfishness, and corruption. The Republicans finally created a counter-party to stamp out these evils from the political scene. […]

A group of suffragists demonstrating their signs.
American History

The Women’s Suffrage Movement: America and Britain

September 28, 2020

The suffragettes in the United States and Britain followed different approaches toward the cause. One group followed a forceful and combative approach, whereas the other actively organized conventions and adopted declarations. […]

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