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Lincoln urged Britain to help set up colony for freed slaves


March 6th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Abraham Lincoln had told freed slaves that they should found a colony in Latin America, and also urged Britain's help in proving land to these slaves in British ... Read more...

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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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Abraham Lincoln wanted to deport slaves to British colonies, reveals book


February 12th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Late President of the United States Abraham Lincoln, who is revered as the great champion of America's slaves, had wanted to deport slaves to toil in British colonies ... Read more...

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Original basketball rules fetch $4.3m at auction


December 12th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): A historic document that details the original rules of basketball, written 119 years ago, has sold for more than 4 million pounds at an auction - a record ... Read more...

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Lincoln’s favorite dish was Chicken Fricassee


February 17th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
This year the American's celebrated Abraham Lincoln, their 16th President's 200th birthday. Lincoln, born February 12, 1809, among the most admired and consequential American leaders and some place him at the top ... Read more...

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Abraham Lincoln’s 200th Birthday


February 11th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Two centuries after Abraham Lincoln's birth(on 12th February 1809), new Lincoln's coins are minted. Lincoln has become a subject of an avalanche of new books. Suddenly, everyone wants a piece of ... Read more...

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From bondage to White House: African-American history


January 18th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (DPA) The Jan 20 inauguration of Barack Obama as president marks a historic breakthrough in 400 years of African-American history. The milestones:1619: The first blacks arrive in the English ... Read more...

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Martin Luther King, Jr.’’s I have a dream speech was near perfect rhetoric


July 26th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): A professor of communication studies at Rowan University has hailed Martin Luther King, Jr.''s I have a dream speech delivered during the March on Washington for Jobs ... Read more...

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