Zacharie Kinslow has worked as at the President James K. Polk Home & Museum in Columbia, Tennessee since 2015. He has recieved an Associate's degree in history from Columbia State Community College, a Bachelor's degree from Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tennessee, and is persuing a Master's degree from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. Mr. Kinslow has presented the lectures, "A Different Point of View: The Life and Career of Elias Polk," "Welcome? Antebellum Citizenship Law and the American Response," "Sarah Polk: 'A Sweet Exemplification of Lowliness,'" "Plantations & Politics: The Life of Elias Polk," and "Making History's First Superstar: Charles Stratton, P.T. Barnum, and the Birth of Modern Celebrity." His paper, "From Plantations to Politics: The Life of Elias Polk," took first place at the Phi Alpha Theta regional conference in 2017 and his paper, "Cradle of Revolution: The North Carolina Backcountry and the Birth of Revolutionary Sentiments" placed second in 2018. Mr. Kinslow's article, "Enslaved & Entrenched: The Complex Life of Elias Polk," was published online by the White House Historical Association in February 2018.
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