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All the slave - owner had to do was to submit an affidavit to the effect that the negro belonged to him , and take possession . This could be done through an agent or attorney ; the owner of the slave was not even required to make a ...
But now the negroes were free , although they were not allowed to vote , and each negro had to be counted as a whole person . The result would be an increased representation from all the Southern states . . . in short , the South would ...
The votes of negro legislators were bought and sold in all the Southern states . Zebulon B. Vance , of North Carolina , tells an amusing story of an elderly negro member of the legislature of his state who was found late at night in his ...
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OBSESSIONS AND FANTASIES
THE UNWILLING SOLDIER
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