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February 25 1870

By Patrick Van Roy On February 25th, 2021

After two days of heated debate on the floor of the US Senate, and with spectators packing the Senate galleries to see this groundbreaking event, a former Union Army chaplain, Mississippi’s Hiram Revels is sworn in as that state’s US senator. A Republican…

4 Responses to “February 25 1870”

  1. Mississippi’s Hiram Revels is sworn in as that state’s US senator. A Republican…

    Yes Patrick, back in the says when your party was the party of Lincoln rather than the party of Trump.

  2. Democrats finally decided to wind down the the KKK and eventually elected an African American to Congress in 1935

  3. Spin doctors

  4. History