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Author Masur, Kate

Title An example for all the land : emancipation and the struggle over equality in Washington, D.C. / Kate Masur

Publ Info Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  F205.N4 M37 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  F205.N4 M37 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  F205 N4 M37 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 364 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction -- Everywhere is freedom and everybody free : the capital transformed -- They feel it is their right : freedpeople, reformers, and the demands of citizenship -- Someone must lead the way : creating and claiming civil rights -- First among them is the right of suffrage : the vote and its consequences -- Make haste slowly : the limits of equality -- To save the common property and respectability of all : the rise and fall of the territorial government
LC subject African Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 19th century
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government -- 19th century
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 19th century
African Americans -- Suffrage -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 19th century
Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government -- 19th century
ISBN 9780807834145 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807834149 (cloth : alk. paper)