John Brown Puts His Accusers on Trial
Clip: Season 25 Episode 12 | 2m 21s
In 1859 John Brown went on trial for the raid on Harpers Ferry. The raid itself had failed, but Brown successfully brought attention his cause.
Aired: 01/22/13 |
The Emancipation Proclamation and the Civil War
Clip: S25 Ep12 | 1m 39s
Lincoln's Uncertain Commitment to Emancipation
Clip: S25 Ep12 | 1m 46s
What Was the Dred Scott Decision?
Clip: S25 Ep12 | 2m
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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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