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November 1, 1860: The “threat” of Negro suffrage

Later (1866) Poster opposing Negro Suffrage In the Richmond (VA) Daily Dispatch of November 1, 1860, a couple of items appeared warning of the danger that black Americans would be allowed to vote. The fear of African-Americans voting seems to … Continue reading

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