Slavery and State Rights During the Civil War?

Answer By the end of the 18th century in the United States, slavery had become a standard practice in the agricultural Southern states. However, in the 19th century, arguments arose over the morality of s... Read More »

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Kent State University civil rights protest?

The American pit bull terrier Sergeant Stubby who served with the 102nd Infantry in France during WW1 was interred in the The Price of Freedom: Americans at War exhibit at the Smithsonian in Washin... Read More »

How did the civil war end slavery?

Many people believe the Civil War was fought over slavery. While slavery was a major issue, this is a common misconception because the war started two years before the Emancipation Proclamation. Ho... Read More »

At the time of the civil war how many people were in slavery?

In 1860, just before the start of the Civil War, approximately four million people were held as slaves in the United States. An additional 500,000 people of African descent lived as free men and wo... Read More »

How did expansion&slavery start the civil war?

The basic version of the cause of the American Civil War often boils down to one word: slavery. Yet slavery had existed in the United States since before the Constitution was even ratified, and had... Read More »