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Because their status as non- slaves contradicted the cultural distinction of whites/
free and blacks/slave, southern white legislatures imposed increasingly rigid
restrictions on the quasi-free blacks to minimize the impact their "freedom" might
Largely excluded from voting in the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, these
white southerners observed their legislatures filled with scalawags,
carpetbaggers, and, much to their horror, African Americans. Not surprisingly,
southern whites ...
Why was Washington's emphasis on industrial or vocational education
acceptable to both southern whites and most people throughout the North? 8.
Why was Washington himself regarded so highly by white leaders? 9. What
criticism did ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - solla - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - thomasmbundy - LibraryThing
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