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Through the progressive age and within the early republic, whilst racial ideologies have been evolving and slavery increasing, a few northern blacks strangely got here to spot very strongly with the yankee reason and to show pride in calling themselves American. during this fascinating examine, Rita Roberts explores this phenomenon and provides an in-depth exam of the highbrow underpinnings of antebellum black activists.
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