Tag Archives: Abolition

Rise of the Common Man

This next in the series on American history expounds on the events of the rise of Jacksonian Democracy which is seen a pivotal as the era of the common man and precipitating the American Civil War. Rise of the Common … Continue reading

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A Federation Begins

In the formation of the American Constitution, the world’s political  republican theory took a leap into reality despite some downsides. A Federation Begins by Michael Doyle The extending of institutionalized slavery Remains a bleak mark in American history Kicking the … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Abolition of Slavery Is the Great Object of Desire In Our Early Republic

“The abolition of domestic slavery is the great object of desire in those colonies, where it was unhappily introduced in their infant state.” – Thomas Jefferson On July 1, 2019, Charlottesville stripped it’s celebration of Thomas Jefferson’s birth from its holidays … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – The Courtin’ – James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor and diplomat. His work is associated with the Fireside poets – the first group of American poets to rival the British in their work.  Their use of conventional forms and … Continue reading

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