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Bacon’s Rebellion was an uprising in 1676 in the Virginia Colony in North America, led by a 29-year-old planter Nathaniel Bacon. About a thousand Virginians rose because they resented Virginia Governor William Berkeley’s friendly policies towards the Native Americans, after a series of Native attacks on frontier settlements. The European practice of expansion and of […]

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The perspective of a white radical as

The source is an extract from the book “The Women of the South in war times” published in 1920. Ms Cordelia Powell Odenhiemer tells the story of an African-American mother explaining to her child her understanding of slavery and afterlife. Odenheimer narrates the tale using basic and illiterate jargon in attempt to convey the popular […]

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Reconstruction readmitting them into the Union, and defining

Reconstruction post Civil War took place between the years 1863 to 1877 and was the rebuilding of a broken America. Although a lot was put into this remodel, many believed it was of no help. However, some feel the country would not be the same without it. There is no clear answer to whether one […]

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Reconstruction them into the Union, and defining

Reconstruction post Civil War took place between the years 1863 to 1877, this was the rebuilding of a broken America. Although a lot was put into this remodel, many believed it was of no help. However, some feel the country would not be the same without it. There is no clear answer to whether one […]

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The be benevolent patriarchs was very clearly validated

The idea or theory proposed by cultural critic Bell Hooks, that Black men sought to be benevolent patriarchs was very clearly validated in Frederick Douglass’ novella, The Heroic Slave. In his novella, Douglass’ portrayal of protagonist and hero, Madison Washington embodied the characteristics of a benevolent patriarch. His valor, perseverance and overall love and commitment […]

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