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‘A house divided against itself can not stand’ I believe this government can not endure permanently, half slave, and half free . . . I do not expect the Union to be dissolved - I do not expect the house to fall; but I do expect it will cease to be divided . . . Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and put it in course of ultimate extinction; or its advocates will push it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the states, old, as well as new.
Throughout American history, millions of people around the world have left their homelands for a chance to...
Americans everywhere felt the terrible effects of the Great Depression, but in the cities, millions of people living in close quarters were thrown out of work and into even deeper poverty than they had known before the economy's collapse. These photographs, which appear in this issue of History Now courtesy of the Lower East Side Tenement...
Using a regional approach, Professor James F. Brooks, Director of the School of American Research Press, discusses how his research led him to discover systems of slavery among Native Americans and their Spanish and Mexican neighbors.
Professor of History and Social Justice and Department Head, Carnegie Mellon University
Professor Trotter talks about his recent book, Race and Renaissance: African Americans in Pittsburgh Since World War II.