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Emancipation's DiasporaRace and Reconstruction in the Upper Midwest$
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Leslie A. Schwalm

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780807832912

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807894125_schwalm

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Emancipation's Diaspora
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Leslie A. Schwalm

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807894125_schwalm.4

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the impact of emancipation on the northernmost reaches of the Mississippi valley, in the states of Iowa, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. The book shows that the transition to black citizenship involved the hotly contested politics of black enfranchisement, but also an extensive and persistent series of collisions over segregation, civil rights, and the more informal politics of race—including how slavery and emancipation would be remembered and commemorated.

Keywords:   emancipation, slavery, black citizenship, race

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