Sunday, February 26, 2017

Tag: Slavery

Was The Civil War Inevitable?

Was the Civil War inevitable? Could the conflicts between federal government and states, between North and South, be resolved in any other way? The answer is yes. If the federal government allowed states to do whatever they wished, and the Northern and the Southern states decided they did not need one another, the Civil War would probably not have happened.

The History of Human Trafficking

As of 2012 (the latest available data on human trafficking), 40,177 cases of trafficking were reported in the 2010-2012 period—and these are only the...

Great Escapes in History

Great Escapes in History (Guest Post) For many, the phrase ‘the great escape’ immediately brings to mind the 1963 film of the same name. The...

The History of Maids

Like many other living things on this planet, humans have powerful instincts for competition, domination and control. Those who posture the most are able...

From Sin to Grace, the Story of John Newton

For Christmas this past year I was gifted History Channel’s The Greatest Stories Never Told: 100 Tales from History to Astonish, Bewilder, and Stupefy,...

The History of Prince Whipple

Who is that guy? The only guy whose face you cannot see in this famous painting may have had one of the more interesting lives. While...