Early and Antebellum America (1789-1860)

As the 1800s progressed, the increasingly sharp division between free and slave states defined a large part of American society. Eventually this division would spark a Civil War.

George Washington and "Neutrality" in Party Politics

One often sees George Washington portrayed as a President above the fray, indifferent to the base and petty disputes of party politics. Is this a true impression?

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