PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Historian Dr. Webster Tarpley once again joined Chris Moore to discuss history that you probably didn’t know.
Dr. Tarpley explained how “the Civil War almost became the first World War,” and Abe Lincoln’s unlikely ally.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Cool Conditions Continue
Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address around the same time the Russian Empire decided to free the serfs. European powers were anxious to help the Confederates defeat the Union.READ MORE: Millennials Paying More Attention To Life Planning As COVID-19 Pandemic Causes Wake-Up Call
“The only ally the Union had was the Russian Empire,” Dr. Tarpley said. The Russian Empire went so far as to send warships to both coasts of the U.S.MORE NEWS: Gas Prices Potentially On The Rise In Pittsburgh Area Following Cyber Attack On U.S. Pipeline
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