4.3.1 Universal Manhood Suffrage

Watch the video lecture, then answer the questions below. You must submit your answers before you can move on to the next section. Questions for Understanding How and why was voting restricted in the first years of the republic? What was the purpose of the Northwest...
We Are Not Descended from Fearful Men

We Are Not Descended from Fearful Men

On this day of celebrating our independence, I think it is well to remember its cost. The men who led what the Declaration calls the “united States” (note the capitalization) into rebellion pledged their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor to...