Loading...
Loading...
→Subscribe for new videos every day! 
https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1
→How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q

Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week!

More from TodayIFoundOut

In this video:

The History of the Democratic party video is coming real soon, stayed tuned.

By the mid-19th century, the fabric of the United States was being torn apart by slavery. The famous 1820 agreement, the Missouri Compromise, which had prohibited the spread of slavery in much of the former Louisiana Territory, was repealed in 1854. Northern anti-slavery activists, including luminaries Salmon Chase, Charles Sumner and Horace Greeley, came together to form an anti-slavery party. Greeley, in a June 1854 New York Times editorial, christened the party:

Want the text version?: 

Sources:

http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/Missouri.html
http://www.ushistory.org/gop/origins.htm
http://books.google.com/books?id=m-7ngauq39cC&pg=PA294&lpg=PA294&dq=free+soil,+free+silver,+free+men,+fremont&source=bl&ots=PdQk4SWGAn&sig=KBVkJJxFbdIAC159HXX2Q7xOoXg&hl=en&sa=X&ei=MW8fUrPTFPfcsAS1h4GIAg&ved=0CDoQ6AEwAzgK#v=onepage&q=free%20soil%2C%20free%20silver%2C%20free%20men%2C%20fremont&f=false
http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/abrahamlincoln
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/cwphtml/tl1861.html
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/emancipation_proclamation/
http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/13thamendment.html
http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/14thamendment.html
http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/15thamendment.html
http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/ampage?collId=llsl&fileName=014/llsl014.db&recNum=58
http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/theodoreroosevelt
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/trm139.html
http://www.nps.gov/history/logcabin/html/tr3.html
http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/roughriders.html
http://www.nps.gov/history/logcabin/html/tr5.html
http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/dwightdeisenhower
http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/08/14/2014-214-words-really-simple-explanation-obamacare
http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/ronaldreagan
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20030729-503544.html
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20030729-503544.html 

Comments

Leave a Reply