First hand accounts of how the people of New York city reacted to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Abraham Lincoln is one of America’s quintessential westerners. But Lincoln owed much of his political success, and enshrinement in public memory, to his impact on New York, and in turn, New York’s impact on him.
Bill Cash. Today is John Bright’s 200th birthday. Largely forgotten today, he was one of Britain’s most influential statesmen of the nineteenth century – both home and abroad. Notably, in the United States, he was a dedicated opponent to slavery and champion of the North in the American Civil War.