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Crothers on Ramage and Watkins, 'Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War'

two chapters devoted to four-time presidential candidate and native son Henry Clay. They portray Clay ... the Union. The authors speculate that if Clay had lived he would have followed Abraham Lincoln’s path ... Kentuckians saw themselves as adhering to Clay’s example when they rejected emancipation and black troops. The ...

Mary Ellen Britton: A Potent Agent for Public Reform

1855 to Laura Marshall and Henry Harrison Britton. Her father Henry, who was of Spanish/Indian heritage, was a free born carpenter and barber. Her mother, Laura was born a slave yet unlike most slaves she was taught to read and write and was freed by her mistress in 1848 at the age of 16. Also Laura ...

“Woman’s Suffrage by 1925 is Forecast by Rev. J.M. Maxon,” The Lexington Herald, Sunday, May 2, 1915, pages 1 and 3.

Simms. C.F. Brower. J.N. Camden, two cars. Clay Hunt. John Scott. George D. Kelley. Roger Williams. James ... Smith. B. Kravetz & Son. Transylvania Printing Company. Rash & Clay. F.W. Woolworth. Wrenn & ...

The U.S. South in the Black Atlantic: Transnational Histories of the Jim Crow South Since 1865

University), Ciprian Burlacioiu (Ludwig Maximillian University), Laura Chrisman (University of Washington), ... American Global South in Black South African Nationalism,” Laura Chrisman analyzed the Virginia Jubilee ... Based on this criticism, participants discussed new approaches. Laura Chrisman suggested that concepts ...

Mary Ellen Britton

By Karen Cotton McDaniel, Ph.D. Mary Ellen Britton was born free in Lexington, Kentucky on April 16, 1855 to Laura Marshall and Henry Harrison Britton.  Initially she attended local schools run by the American Missionary Association but later attended the William Gibson School in Louisville.  ...

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