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Extending Democracy

Saturday, June 6, 2015


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From Unique Souvenir Album, 1918.

The War in Florida

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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From Merry’s Museum, 1842.

The Instructive Story of Uncle Ned

Sunday, November 16, 2014

From a First Reader for good Confederate schoolchildren published in 1863. When we found this reader published in the short-lived Confederacy, we immediately went looking for the story that would teach the dear children how good and reasonable the system of slavery was. We knew it had to be in there somewhere, and we were right.

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From the First Dixie Reader, 1863.


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From Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, August 22, 1863.


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From The Fatherland, April 7, 1915. —How much of the success of the Prohibitionists immediately after the First World War was due to the fact that their strongest opponents were German-Americans?