Statue of famous pro-slavery leader removed in SC

Charleston, South Carolina has removed the statue of John C. Calhoun, an early U.S. political leader whose defense of slavery led the nation toward civil war. (June 25)

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Slavery advocate’s statue removed in Charleston

The city of Charleston removed the statue of John C. Calhoun, an early U.S. vice president whose zealous defense of slavery led the nation toward civil war. (June 24)

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Charleston starts taking down John Calhoun statue

Crews in Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday morning began taking down a statue of former US Vice President John C. Calhoun, who was a major advocate of slavery before the Civil War. The Charleston City Council voted 13-0 to take it down. (June 24)

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Today in History for December 28th

(28 Dec 2018) Highlights of this day in history: Pres. Woodrow Wilson is born; John C. Calhoun becomes first US vice president to resign; Alexander Solzhenitsyn ‘Gulag Archipelago’ is published; Actor Denzel Washington & comic book creator Stan Lee are born. (Dec. 28)

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Highlights of this day in history: Pres. Woodrow Wilson is born; John C. Calhoun becomes first US vice president to resign; Alexander Solzhenitsyn ‘Gulag Archipelago’ is published; Actor Denzel Washington & comic book creator Stan Lee are born. (Dec. 28)

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