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This article discusses what lessons may be learned from the black exodus out of the South. The unnamed author maintains that Southerners will realize their dependence upon black labor. Furthermore, Northerners will be encouraged to see that they must continue what they began during the Civil War and that they cannot let white Southerners rule the country.

Creator: Topeka Daily Capital
Date: April 23, 1879

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This effectively demonstrates the political tensions that remained between Northerners and Southerners. It also provides a hypothesis about the long-term consequences of emigration, a topic which is not discussed in most of the sources selected for this standard.

KS:7th:3.5:Exodusters (2005)

Item Number: 210621
Call Number: Microfilm: T21
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210621

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