Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president … More

The Life of Silas Soule

A respected Union officer and gentleman, Captain Silas S. Soule proved his convictions by refusing to fire at the Sand … More

Elijah Cummings

July 29, 2019: Trump tweeted, “If racist Elijah Cummings would focus more of his energy on helping the good people … More

three fifths of all other Persons

The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise reached among state delegates during the 1787 United States Constitutional Convention. Whether and, if … More

Emancipation Proclamation

The Emancipation Proclamation, or Proclamation 95, was a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by United States President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863. It changed the … More