Phillip W. Magness

U.S. Economic & Political History

Thaddeus Stevens, Colonizationist?

| December 18, 2013

  Thaddeus Stevens has enjoyed something of an academic as well as popular revival in recent years, becoming known as something of an archetype of that all-too-rare character in mid 19th century American politics: a racial egalitarian. He was also an abolitionist of some note and, most famously, the de facto leader of the radicals […]