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Abolition of Slavery Timeline
Timelines tracing abolition in specific countries, abolition of the trade in slaves and abolition throughout empires.
A movement in Western Europe and the Americas to end the slave trade and emancipate slaves.
In a recent broadside against the Occupy movement, Alexander Cockburn assailed, among other things, “the enormous arrogance which prompted the Occupiers to claim that they were indeed the most importa...
Class War in the Confederacy
Why Free State of Jones Matters
Free State of Jones may well be the most politically important film about the civil war and its aftermath to appear in a quarter century. Free State of Jones is a proper antidote to identitarian think...
Connexions Library: Race, Racism, Ethnicity, Multiculturalism Focus
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on race, racism, ethnicity, multiculturalism, identity.
Deep in the Swamps, Archaeologists Are Finding How Fugitive Slaves Kept Their Freedom
Grant, Richard; photographs by Allison Shelley
The Great Dismal Swamp was once a thriving refuge for runaways. Archaeologists are learning more about their free communities.
Destroying the Commons
How the Magna Carta Became a Minor Carta
Our rights and liberties are under ever-increasing attack.
President of the United States during the American Civil War. (1809-1865).
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 15, 2016
Lurching to War
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The risk of nuclear war is as great now as it was at the height of the Cold War. From the time the Warsaw Pact dissolved itself and the Soviet Union collapsed, the United States has single-mindedly pu...
The War of Northern Aggression
A leading Civil War historian challenges the new orthodoxy about how slavery ended in America.
The Fall of the House of Dixie
The Civil War and the Social Revolution That Transformed the South
Story of how the American Civil War upended the economic, political, and social life of the old South, destroying the Confederacy and the society it represented and defended.
I've Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad
Smardz Frost, Karolyn
The archaeological discovery in Toronto of the remains of a house belonging to former slaves, Thornton and Lucie Blackburn, key figures in the Underground Railroad.
My Brother's Keeper: African Canadians and the American Civil War
Risking their own freedom, many African Canadians returned to the United States to participate in the Civil War and fight for the rights and liberty for all.
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
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