The Emancipation Proclamation and the Civil War
Clip: Season 25 Episode 12 | 1m 39s
In 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation pulled abolitionists like the former slave Frederick Douglass and the pacifist William Lloyd Garrison into full support of the war.
Aired: 01/22/13 |
Clip: S25 Ep12 | 2m 21s
Clip: S25 Ep12 | 1m 46s
Clip: S25 Ep12 | 2m
The Chinese Six Companies
On May 28, 1900, San Francisco policemen formed a perimeter around Chinatown as officials diagnosed bubonic plague in the neighborhood and wanted to quarantine the nearly 20,000 residents. As tensions flared, an influential group of merchants known as the Chinese Six Companies sprang into action.Watch
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