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Rescue in Ohio

Posted by Pete on Sep 13th 2023

The dramatic Oberlin-Wellington Rescue of 1858 punctured a hole in the Fugitive Slave Law (photo: the rescuers in jail) John Brown didn’t ride alone. When he led his raid on Harpers … read more

Steelworkers at War: The Battle of Homestead

Posted by Pete on Jul 2nd 2023

When a greedy steel magnate tried to tear up workers' rights, Pennsylvania steelworkers fought back “We are asking one another as we pass the time of day Why working men resort to arms t … read more