3 Presidents and Race Relations

Before John Adams was president, he drafted the state constitution for Massachusetts. In it, he wrote that slavery was a violation of state law. A majority of his fellow delegates approved this provision, and that spelled the end of slavery in Massachusetts. The state could make this transition so easily because its slave population was […]

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Spinning Massachusetts

Republican Scott Brown won a shocking victory over Democrat Martha Coakley in the special election to take over the late Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat.  It has been decades since a Republican represented Massachusetts in the Senate, and Brown’s victory is even more amazing in the liberal-leaning Massachusetts when one takes into account the fact that

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