He trusted to the advance of the Enlightenment to end slavery.
From Luther Martin to Bob Dylan.
It is remarkable, and it continues.
His letters show his changing view of slavery.
From the beginning, it pointed toward racial equality.
‘Great emancipator’ is right.
Our first hundred years are startlingly unique.
Our job is to understand and uphold it.
A review of They Knew They Were Pilgrims: Plymouth Colony and the Contest for American Liberty, by John G. Turner.
Leftist intellectuals are captivated by violence and looting.