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After Lincoln's condemnation of the southern insurrectionists and his call to arms ,
thousands of northern black men sought to enlist to serve the cause of liberation .
Their service , however , was spurned . The aim of the war , averred Mr.
Finally , the war unleashed the forces of industrial capitalism in the North and
paved the way for the domination of the nation by northern capitalists and their
Republican allies . Within this context , the program of Abraham Lincoln and then
Southern social instability interfered considerably with the designs of Northern
industrialists who were anxious to exploit the South's natural resources and to
integrate the region into the northern industrial economy . Once northern ...
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From Slavery to Freedom a history of African Americans actually starts earlier than slavery times beginning with a brief overview of some of the kingdoms and cultures of Africa and a general ... Read full review
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Very biased. Simply tells the story from a Liberal perspective, celebrating only Liberal Blacks and Liberal Whites. Fails to mention Republicans voted for VRA of 1964 and VRA of 1965 in greater ... Read full review
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From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans, Volume 1
John Hope Franklin,Alfred A. Moss
No preview available - 1997