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‘Lincoln tried to deport slaves to British colonies’


February 12th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) US president Abraham Lincoln, known for his campaign against slavery, wanted to send many of the American slaves to British colonies in Caribbean, according to British archive documents. ... Read more...

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On Georgia’s Antebellum Trail, the Old South not gone with the wind


March 6th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Madison/Athens (Georgia), March 6 (DPA) More than 140 years have passed since the Union fought the Confederacy in the American Civil War (1861-65). For many Americans, however, it almost seems like yesterday. The ... Read more...

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