676Feb 19, 2013
Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and U.S. Colored Troops
Scholars talked about the contributions, sacrifices, and challenges faced by African Americans who served in the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War. Under the terms of the Emancipation ...
4,945Sep 16, 2011
James Blaine, Presidential Contender
Historians discussed the role of James Blaine (1830-1893) in changing politics. One of the most colorful, and divisive figures in post-Reconstruction U.S. politics, James Blaine was the 1884 ...