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The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Topic: FreedomTopic: IdentityTopic: InstitutionsTopic: PoliticsTopic: Forward
Topic: Freedom
Toolbox Overview: The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Resource Menu: Freedom
Text 1. The Moment of Freedom
Text 2. Booker T. Washington
Text 3. W.E.B. Du Bois
Text 4. Charles W. Chesnutt
Text 5. Citizens
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Text 6. Reconstruction
Text 7. Migration
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5.  Citizens
- Equal Suffrage. Address from the Colored Citizens of Norfolk, Va., to the People of the United States, 1865, excerpts
- Alfred R. Waud, The First Vote, illustration in Harper's Weekly, 16 Nov. 1867
    Alfred R. Waud, The First Vote   
Links
Equal Suffrage: PDF file*
nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/maai2/freedom/text5/suffrage.pdf

The First Vote:
blackhistory.harpweek.com/7Illustrations/Reconstruction/
TheFirstVote.htm


Online
Sources


Equal Suffrage: National Humanities Center

The First Vote: HarpWeek


Printing

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Supplemental
sites


Address of the Colored State Convention to the People of the State of South Carolina, Nov. 1865, from History Matters

The Civil War Amendments (13, 14, 15), summary from the Philadelphia Inquirer

The Civil War Amendments, text from Northern Virginia Community College

Rights and Power: The Politics of Reconstruction, from Digital History

Voting Then, Voting Now, from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow (PBS)

African American History and Literature, 1865-1917: Online Resources



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