Category Archives: Slavery

Nearly half of Americans identify states’ rights as the primary cause of the Civil War

Easy Plugin for AdSense by Unreal By EDWARD L. AYERS New York Times Opinion Pages A new poll from the Pew Research Center reports that nearly half of Americans identify states’ rights as the primary cause of the Civil War. This is a … Continue reading

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Norfolk 4th-grade teacher who held mock slave auction placed on administrative leave

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A fourth-grade teacher in Norfolk who staged a mock auction of black and mixed-race students as part of a Civil War history lesson is on administrative leave. Norfolk Public Schools Chief Operations Officer Michael Spencer tells … Continue reading

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