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Slavery Fought Through the Written Word
Slavery was a hot topic long before the Civil War broke out. Individuals from both sides voiced their opinions through laws, political speeches, and even the written word.
Slavery in America
Slavery in America was not a new institution. It was though a very brutal one that brought slave treatment into the world's view and helped bring down its reign.
Slavery Justified Through History
Slavery was a perfect source of that as labor only cost a little extra for those who owned them and they were easy to obtain. As the civilizations grew, so did their conflicts.
Slavery Within Africa
Slavery was widespread throughout Africa as tribes would fight other tribes and take prisoners of war turning them into slavery. Slavery did not originate in the same tribe.
Slaves in the Western American Territories
As the west began to expand with more and more Americans, many of them were bringing their slaves with them to continue the way of life they were familiar with. It was not strange or out of the ordinary but it have huge impacts for the future of the country.
South Africa's Attraction to Europe
The land of South Africa was what first drew colonists to the area as it was full of “watercourses and shorelines.” It gave opportunity for “growth of pastoralism and….fostering large scale polities.”
Sovereignty and Standby
John MacFarlane discussed in “Sovereignty and Standby: The 1964 Conference on UN Peacekeeping Forces” the desire of having resources earmarked for United Nations use and the issue of sovereignty that arose as the topic was discussed by more and more of UN members.
Spartacus - An Historical Review
The classical movie, Spartacus can be a great way to study history.
Stablizing the American Economy After Revolution
In the 1790s, America was still floundering, economically, to find its footing after pulling away from Britain. It would take individual determination and political maneuverings to get American economically stable and strong.
Stars and Stripes
Each group has a symbol that reflects their heart. The American flag, Stars and Stripes, tells a story in the colors and shine and the shapes that lay on it. Learn why the flag looks the way it does and the story behind it.
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