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The vast majority of black soldiers served in primarily white units during the
Revolutionary War. 9. There are many instances of blacks serving in the
Revolutionary navy during the War for Independence. 10. Manumission and
As cotton cultivators, the slaves served as the essential means for accumulating
wealth; as capital, they were the most important form of southern wealth. But this "
capital" was of a peculiar nature. As human beings held in bondage and ...
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. Lincoln, ...
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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