During the Civil War, these individuals convinced the president, altering the course of U.S. history
A look at the president's words and actions during his term shows his true sentiments on slavery and racial equality
In a newly discovered letter, the famed abolitionist wrote that ‘no one monument could be made to tell the whole truth'
During the Civil War, the jails that held the enslaved imprisoned Confederate soldiers. After, they became rallying points for a newly empowered community
The U.S. had good reason to be cautious about drawing a line between disloyalty and conduct deserving of prosecution