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Democracy in the American south.

Charles F. Cnudde

Democracy in the American south.

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Published by Markham in Chicago .
Written in English


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Slavery, the Economy, and Society At the time of the American revolution, slavery was a national institution; although the number of slaves was small, they lived and worked in every colony. Even before the Constitution was ratified, however, states in the North were either abolishing slavery outright or passing laws providing for gradual. Similarly, when the last American who remembers how quickly democratic constitutions were replaced in Europe in the s dies, the replacement of democracy in America becomes inevitable.


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