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Race and Liberty in the New Nation: Emancipation in Virginia from the Revolution to Nat Turner’s Rebellion

What does it mean to say that all men are created equal? In the context of the American Declaration of Independence it could be seen as merely a rather grandiose way of saying that Americans have as much right to self-government as Englishmen. 'No taxation without representation' was another rallying call of the time, butContinue reading “Race and Liberty in the New Nation: Emancipation in Virginia from the Revolution to Nat Turner’s Rebellion”