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Author Masur, Kate.
Title An example for all the land [electronic resource] : emancipation and the struggle over equality in Washington, D.C. / Kate Masur.
Publication Info. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2010.
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Description x, 364 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-337) 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
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.
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ISBN 9780807834145 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807834149 (cloth : alk. paper)
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