ON THE SUBJECT OF THE INSTITUTION OF SLAVERY

31 Aug

“Slavery was legal until it wasn’t. The descendants of former slave owners should not be prosecuted or shamed over something that happened over 150 years ago. The descendants today who had family to fight for the Confederacy should be honored. They are no different from the soldiers who fought in … Read More »

THE WASHINGTON PEACE CONFERENCE’S PROPOSED 13TH AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES

30 Aug

February 1861. With seven States having left the Union, a war between the States inched closer. Americans on both sides accused the other of ‘oligarchy’. In a last effort to preserve peace, the General Assembly of Virginia, issued an invitation. It requested all the remaining States in the Union to … Read More »