Historical Context of Civil War Monuments
Panelists talked about the historical context in which Civil War monuments were constructed and what they came to symbolize.
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David W. Blight Director Yale University->Gilder Lehrman Ctr. for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition
Karen L. Cox Professor University of North Carolina, Charlotte->History Department
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Fugitive Slave Laws Before the Civil War
Historian James Oakes talked about runaway slaves and the consequences of fugitive slave laws. Professor Oakes argued that…
James Grossman on Removal of Confederate Monuments
James Grossman talked about the national debate over removing Confederate monuments.
Speeches and Writings of Frederick Douglass
Yale University professor David Blight talked about the political -- and often religious -- rhetoric that Frederick Douglass…
A panel of historians discussed the history of Confederate monuments and their place in society. They took comments…