Category Archives: Slavery
OLIGARCHY: AN AMERICAN FEAR DURING SECESSION WINTER – PART 1
ON THE SUBJECT OF THE INSTITUTION OF SLAVERY
“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
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 »
FACT CHECK: IF SLAVES PLAYED INTO THE CALCULATION OF A STATE’S FEDERAL CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATION PER ARTICLE 1, SECTION 2, CLAUSE 3 OF THE COMPACT ENTITLED “THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES”, DIDN’T STATES, WHERE THE INSTITUTION OF SLAVERY WAS LEGAL TO PRACTICE, HAVE THE RIGHT TO DEFEND IT? YES. THEY DID.
FACT CHECK: SLAVES PLAYED INTO THE CALCULATION OF A STATE’S FEDERAL CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATION UNTIL 13TH AMENDMENT