The American paradox

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Statementby Helene S. Zahler. Foreword by Louis M. Hacker.
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LC ClassificationsE169.1 .Z3
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Paginationxv, 240 p.
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Open LibraryOL5909743M
LC Control Number64011084
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In addition to the author's vivid, accessible writing. [Back to Unit One Summary] Edmund Morgan, "Slavery and Freedom: The American Paradox" () The following are excerpts from an article by historian and professor Edmund Morgan published in In the article, Morgan discusses the relationship between the rise of slavery and the rise of democracy in the colonial Chesapeake.

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