003 Slavery & Abolition in Antebellum America with Manisha Sinha

003 Slavery & Abolition in Antebellum America with Manisha Sinha

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It has been claimed that the Age of Jackson, the age in which democracy supposedly expanded to greater heights, is really the age of slavery and white supremacy. White racism in the early 19th century reached new depths and, with the presidency of Andrew Jackson, found new ways to manifest itself. By the time Jackson reached the White House, the United States' enslaved population had reached nearly 2 million.

But slavery alone did not define this period, as anti-slavery forces formed ... See More

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