- ›› Eras and Sub-Eras : The American Civil War
During the period leading up to the Civil War, black women all over the North comprised a stalwart but now largely forgotten abolitionist army. In myriad ways, these race-conscious women worked...
“Lincoln often, if not wholly, was an atheist,” insisted one of Lincoln’s political associates, James H. Matheny. The young Lincoln had “called Christ a bastard,” “...
The relationship between Walt Whitman and Abraham Lincoln has long been the stuff of legend. According to one report, in 1857 Lincoln in his Springfield law office picked up a copy of Whitman’s poetry...