Glasgow grew rich from the tobacco and sugar that poured into the city for processing. At the same time, many of the goods made in the city – from textiles for clothing to the machinery required on plantations for sugar production – were sent back from the city to theRead More →

Mississippi Becomes Last State to Ratify 13th Amendment After what’s being seen as an “oversight†by the state of Mississippi, the Southern territory has become the last state to consent to the 13th Amendment–officially abolishing slavery. What was a state that allowed slavery but did not join the Confederacy? FourRead More →

In 1773, Phillis Wheatley accomplished something that no other woman of her status had done. When her book of poetry, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, appeared, she became the first American slave, the first person of African descent, and only the third colonial American woman to have herRead More →

Some of the signers are world famous – among them Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams – and some are obscure. The majority owned slaves – 41 of the 56, according to one study – though there were also ardent abolitionists among their number. Which of the Founding FathersRead More →

Some residents wanted slavery to be permitted. However, Illinois was admitted to the Union in 1818 as a free state. However, the constitution of 1818 allowed for limited slavery in the salt mines and allowed current slave owners to retain there slaves. When did Illinois end slavery? Although Illinois’ newRead More →

In this page you can discover 8 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for slave-driver, like: task master, taskmaster, tyrant, simon legree, disciplinarian, oppressor, overseer of slaves and hard master. How do you use slave in a sentence? I’m tired of being your slave. ( … Tom treated MaryRead More →

It is Starbucks intention to make its customers, as well as other interested consumers, aware of all that we do to ensure that, among other things, our supply chain is free of forced or trafficked labor. Why is Starbucks bad for you? Well, to summarize, Starbucks prioritizes a big hitRead More →