Lincoln's Uncertain Commitment to Emancipation
Clip: Season 25 Episode 12 | 1m 46s
Would President Lincoln sign the Emancipation Proclamation? Abolitionists were unsure.
Aired: 01/22/13 |
Clip: S25 Ep12 | 1m 39s
Clip: S25 Ep12 | 2m 21s
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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