Tagged: Slavery

slavery

Sources of Labor: Slavery

Following triangular trade and indentured servitude is the institution whose legacy we’re still dealing with a century and a half after it’s end. Slavery and enslavement are the state and condition of being a slave. A person is enslaved when a slaver coerces him or her into working for them...

columbus

The Explorers: Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus is the second figure in our exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people and expeditions...

amendment

Amendment XI through XXVII

Amendment 11 through 27 of the KTB Prep American Government and Civics series designed to acquaint users with the origins, concepts, organizations, and policies of the United States government and political system. The goal is greater familiarization with the rights and obligations of citizenship at the local, state, national, and...

civil war

The Civil War Was About Slavery And Nothing More

  A state representative from Winona, Mississippi urged in a weekend Facebook post that those who support the removal of Confederate monuments be lynched. Rep. Karl Oliver, R-Winona, wrote: “The destruction of these monuments, erected in the loving memory of our family and fellow Southern Americans, is both heinous and...

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln: The 16th Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) As the leader of the newly formed Republican party, Abraham Lincoln was Conservative in the sense that he wanted...

Millard Fillmore

Millard Fillmore: The 13th Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) Millard Fillmore did not meet Zachary Taylor until after they were elected as he was picked to balance the...