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Andrew Johnson Argues Against Reconstruction Laws Passed by Congress in A December 3, 1867 Message (continued)

It is manifestly and avowedly the object of these laws to confer upon Negroes the privilege of voting and to disfranchise such a number of white citizens as will give the former a clear majority at all elections in the … Continue reading

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Racists In the White House: Andrew Johnson’s December 3, 1867 Message to Congress

The peculiar qualities which should characterize any people who are fit to decide upon the management of public affairs for a great state have seldom been combined. It is the glory of white men to know that they have had … Continue reading

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Racists in the White House: Andrew Johnson’s December 3, 1867 Message to Congress

The blacks in the South are entitled to be well and humanely governed, and to have the protection of just laws for all their rights of person and property. If it were practicable at this time to give them a … Continue reading

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398 AntiAircraft AW Battalion – Picture #3

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398 AntiAircraft Artillery AW Battalion

I have recently discovered a cache of pictures taken by soldiers of the 398 AAA AW Battalion while stationed in Korea.  I know very little about the unit, but wanted to share the pictures with anyone who might be interested. … Continue reading

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Disunion Movement – Alexandria Gazette, Nov. 1, 1860

In the last issue of the Atlantic, Ga., American, we find some account of a Democratic meeting held in Appling county, in Georgia. It is reported to have been one of the largest and most enthusiastic political gatherings ever witnessed … Continue reading

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60 Minutes: New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu with Anderson Cooper on Confederate Statues

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U.S. Government Provided Weapons to the South Anticipating Civil War!

From Ron Chernow’s epic biography of President Ulysses S. Grant: Grant grew irate when Buchanan, whom he denounced as the present granny of an executive, allowed Secretary of War John B. Floyd, a southerner, to redistribute arms from northern arsenals … Continue reading

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