Schooled by Youtube: Heads of Hate #15: James Buchanan

0 Posted by - February 15, 2018 - LATEST POSTS, Video

In a video posted on The Black History School, we learn more about Buchanan’s legacy includes how he responded to the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Initiated by his predecessor, President Franklin Pierce, the act allowed settlers to decide if they were Free-Soil (anti-slavery) or pro-slavery. To end the violence between pro and anti-slavery settlers, Buchanan promoted the Lecompton Constitution, a pro-slavery document. Kansas voters rejected the document by 11,812 votes to 1,926 votes.

 

 

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2 Comments

  • Antonella Davis October 3, 2017 - 1:54 am Reply

    900 slaves, This president was the worst bigoted of them all. Just nasty.And he was Quaker.

  • Erick Tippett October 3, 2017 - 1:54 am Reply

    According to a detailed article in an issue of the Chicago Tribune this man was an
    avowed homosexual whose lover was well known by many in the national legislature.
    And according to a New York Daily News article several years ago ,Mr. Franklin Pierce
    was the second gay president. Newsweek magazine has headlined an issue recently
    declaring Barack Obama the first 'gay' president! Apparently the american mind has
    much to learn about its history, does it not.

    edt
    Chicago, Il

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