Dred Scott

Curators at the American Antiquarian Society recently found a sketch drawn by a witness of the riots following the arrest of an escaped slave in Boston

Below portraits of stern New England forefathers, a restrained quiet prevails in the reading room of the venerable American Antiquarian Society at Worcester, MA.  Founded in 1812, AAS is America’s oldest national historical society and a haven for researchers poring through its unparalleled colle Read more >>
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If Buchanan had met the Kansas problem firmly we might have avoided civil war
The fourth in a series on TIMES OF TRIAL IN AMERICAN STATECRAFT