It wasn’t just Abraham Lincoln: The policies beyond Emancipation Proclamation which really helped end slavery
But slavery’s opponents most often put their faith in an entirely different program ... the permanent freedom of those it did reach. All along, Lincoln had higher hopes for the cordon of freedom leading to the eventual abolition of slavery on a state ...
VIEW; Homecoming Queen
The film did beautifully nail the warring ... they want to discuss them. It's 'How do you walk in those shoes?' '' Walking out of ''Sweet Home Alabama,'' I wondered aloud how much Northerners enjoyed it. Even with all Ms. Witherspoon's fans from ''Legally ...
Where the Chicago Accent Comes From and How Politics is Changing It
It’s a little offensive and NSFW, but as a fellow southerner, I can attest to the phenomenon ... found themselves with sharply diverging political views and voting habits, with the northerners aligning much more closely with a… more liberal ideology.
Bossa’s one-sided view of Lincoln
Over 90 years later, Lincoln did ... difference situations to gain political advantage. May be by the standards of his time Lincoln was seen as progressive. One can rightly accuse me of “presentism” i.e. using present standards to judge him. But even ...
The South, in this view ... region's blacks to chattel. What Lemann calls the last battle of the Civil War was won by the unregenerate white South, and not until the 1960s -- nearly a century later -- did its grip begin to weaken. Lemann -- a native ...