When Roosevelt Told Opposing Supreme Court Justices to Get Lost

On February 5, 1937, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt  announced his intention to expand the Supreme Court to as many as 15 justices. The move was clearly a political one. Roosevelt was trying to “pack” the court and in turn make the nation’s highest court a completely liberal entity. Republicans cried foul.

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Richard Frethorne Describes Indentured Servitude In Early America [ 1623 AD ]

Life in early colonial Virginia was as nasty, brutish, and short as it got for seventeenth-century Englishmen, as shown in the sufferings of Richard Frethorne.

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