Fact Check: Could Andrew Jackson Have Stopped The Civil War, As Trump Said? http://n.pr/2qpfzDH Measuring Worth – Measuring the Value of a Slave: https://www.measuringworth.com/slavery.php Bleeding Kansas: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p2952.html I tend to agree with those who say the Southern slave states were unlikely to give up the socioeconomic structures of slavery without a fight, as reducing other human beings to status of rights-less non-human property and exploiting the labor was fundamental to slave-state economies.
Today, this Labor Day, NPR’s “The Diane Rehm Show” is rebroadcasting shows about sex education for women, and about race and society. Good Stuff. 2016-09-05/the-complicated-and-contradictory-messages-young-girls-are-getting-about-sex-rebroadcast 2016-09-05/two-views-on-the-jim-crow-south-and-its-legacy-today-rebroadcast