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Historical Background


Britain Comes Clean on Slave Fortunes

February 27, 2013 /

by Salvatore Babones


One hundred eighty years after abolishing slavery, the United Kingdom is coming clean about fortunes founded on slave ownership and the slave trade. While it took a bloody civil war...

The Tea Party 1776 Shtick: History Mangled

July 2, 2012 /

by Sam Pizzigati


America's revolutionary generation, new research details, lived in a society much more equal than our own. And early Americans prized that equality, an inconvenient reality for conservatives today. Not too...

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