SOURCE: PBS News Hour
AHA Executive Director Jim Grossman says that the founding can't be understood without understanding the founders' worldview and actions, which, as a matter of pure fact, incorporated an acceptance and embrace of slavery.
by Robert G. Parkinson
John Adams worked diligently in the years after the Declaration to craft an origin story of common purpose that obscured the importance of issues of race and slavery to the pursuit of independence.
by Keith Brooks
After its victory, the U.S. went on to become an empire unparalleled in history, its wealth origins rooted largely in slave labor.
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