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This article in the Topeka Colored Citizen argues that, while many Northerners believed that the Civil War had ended, Southerners continued to deny blacks their rights. It also includes an excerpt from some newspapers in Mississippi that discuss this matter; one even states that "blacks have no right under the sun to vote."

Creator: Topeka Colored Citizen
Date: December 21, 1878

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This perspective is interesting because it ties the current treatment of blacks to conditions prior to the war, allowing students to follow change over time. It is also one of the few sources that deals specifically with black disfranchisement.

KS:7th:3.5:Exodusters (2005)

Item Number: 210629
Call Number: Microfilm: T1031
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210629

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