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Josh Giddings Lays the Smack Down by goosecommerce
September 17, 2013, 4:24 pm
Filed under: Archival Follies, Our Glorious National Heritage, Power At Play

Or, Shut it, Calhoun

Joshua R. Giddings

Sometimes, studying nineteenth-century America can get damned depressing. It’s a slaughter-bench, and for most of the century, the guys that win (and they’re all guys) seem to be the worst possible: slaveholders, imperialists, filibusters.

There’s an antidote to this, though, and that’s reading Congressional debates.

Well, some of them.

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