Posts Tagged ‘morris’
Robert Morris, the Financier of the American Revolution, a Review (Blog 4 History: American & Civil War History)
An interesting history-related post from Blog 4 History: American & Civil War History:
Gary B. Nash is a fairly popular historian for not just high school history instructors, but college professors as well. If we were to take Nash at face value in his assessment of Robert Morris, we would come to the conclusion that the man was one of “wealth, hugely increased during the depths of the war, he was supremely insensitive to the poor. A former slave trader and present slave owner, he had little sympathy for African-Americans. As for Native Americans, his interest was only I the profits he could accrue by speculating on their lands.” He was a man ...
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