Slavery and Perception of Social Hierarchy

This essay was originally titled Slavery and Perception of Social Hierarchy: A Consideration for American Exceptionalism and written by Kaitlynn Newcomb for a course at the LSE, Politics and Society, in November 2019. If you do choose to share or reference, please cite accordingly.

Staff Illustrator — Frank Leslie’s Weekly Illustrated Newspaper 1982 (Public Domain)

The peculiar lack of a fully developed and sustained labor-based party in the United States has been…