In April 1792 in the House of Commons, critic of the French Revolution Edmund Burke denounces the visit to Paris of Thomas Cooper and James Watt. Cooper replies immediately with a republican critique of the British political system.
Hopkins, a Northern supporter of slavery, defends slavery as the will, and law, of God. He does not explain how slavery might be abolished without breaking the law of God, but he does acknowledge the possibility of Abolition.
Two days after joining the faculty of Dickinson College, Thomas Cooper delivers an exhaustive lecture on chemistry before the students and the Board of Trustees. This lecture is probably among the earliest of its kind published in America.
Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.
This book shows how true incidents were the catalyst in creating the fictional work of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Harriet Beecher Stowe illustrates the inspirations behind the characters of Mr. Haley, Mr. and Mrs. Shelby, George Harris, Eliza, Miss...