Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

22/6/2012

‘The end of slavery led to hunger and death for millions of black Americans’: Extraordinary claims in new book

The end of slavery in the United States led to anarchy and the deaths of hundreds of thousands of black Americans claims a new revisionist history of the Civil War.

Instead of a granting former slaves a glorious moment of freedom, President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation condemned millions to a life of disease and hunger says historian Jim Downs in his new book, ‘Sick from Freedom’. for more click here

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