Evidence shows Abraham Lincoln tried to deport slaves
Published on February 14th, 2011 | by Admin1
Although earlier historians have conceded that he did propose sending some of the freed slaves to new colonies, they have dismissed it as a ruse designed to placate racist voters.
However, according to evidence from the British legation in Washington that has turned up at the National Archives in Kew, the president was deadly serious about black colonisation right up until his assassination in 1865.
Story: Tom Leonard, Daily Mail | Photo: Wikimedia Commons