This photo shows the First White House of the Confederacy in Montgomery, Ala., where Confederate President Jefferson Davis lived in 1861. Thousands of schoolchildren visit the site each year, but critics chafe at its depiction of Davis as being beloved by the slaves he owned.
This photo shows the First White House of the Confederacy in Montgomery, Ala., where Confederate President Jefferson Davis lived in 1861. Thousands of schoolchildren visit the site each year, but critics chafe at its depiction of Davis as being beloved by the slaves he owned. Anthony Izaguirre AP, April 17, 2017 file photo
This photo shows the First White House of the Confederacy in Montgomery, Ala., where Confederate President Jefferson Davis lived in 1861. Thousands of schoolchildren visit the site each year, but critics chafe at its depiction of Davis as being beloved by the slaves he owned. Anthony Izaguirre AP, April 17, 2017 file photo

Alabama history tour covers Civil War, cotton ... but not slaves

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