In the letter King discusses sectional division over slavery and expresses his hope that compromise will settle the issue and maintain unity: "The slavery question is the all absorbing subject here; and how it is to terminate God only knows...but I...
During the Civil War, Thomas Hall served in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he describes an encounter with some people near the river, who were "[unionist] and supposed to harbour bush-whackers." [Large sections are...
In this address, the fourth "Fireside Chat," President Roosevelt discusses New Deal programs that have been enacted to improve the country's economic situation. He mentions a recent rise in employment; the Civilian Conservation Corps; relief...
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