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" He was free from the individual master, but the slave of society. He had neither money, property, nor friends. He was free from the old plantation, but he had nothing but the dusty road under his feet. He was free from the old quarter that once gave him... "
The Sequel of Appomattox: A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States - Page 37
by Walter Lynwood Fleming - 1919 - 322 pages
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Documentary History of Reconstruction: Political, Military, Social ..., Volume 1

Walter Lynwood Fleming - Reconstruction - 1906
...slave of society. He had neither money, property, nor friends. He was free from the old plantation, but he had nothing but the dusty road under his feet....loose, naked, hungry, and destitute to the open sky. Freedom a Disappointment Montgomery Advertiser. [August 13, 1865] NINE hundred of [the negroes] assembled...
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Reconstruction and Union, 1865-1912

Paul Leland Haworth - Reconstruction - 1912 - 255 pages
...slave of society. He had neither money, property, nor friends. He was free from the old plantation, but he had nothing but the dusty road under his feet....loose, naked, hungry, and destitute to the open sky." The idea spread abroad that the government would confiscate the property of ex-Confederates, and every...
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Reconstruction and Union, 1865-1912

Paul Leland Haworth - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - 1912 - 255 pages
...slave of society. He had neither money, property, nor friends. He was free from the old plantation, but he had nothing but the dusty road under his feet....summer and to the frosts of winter. He . . . was turned loose,naked, hungry, and destitute to the open sky." The idea spread abroad that the government would...
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A History of the United States

Henry Eldridge Bourne, Elbert Jay Benton - United States - 1913 - 534 pages
...from slavery and educated himself, said of the freedman in 1865, "He was free from the old plantation, but he had nothing but the dusty road under his feet....loose, naked, hungry, and destitute to the open sky." There were 4,000,000 of these people in 1865, more than whites and blacks together in the entire nation...
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The Chronicles of America Series: Confederacy and reconstruction

United States - 1919
...none of the conditions of self-preservation or selfprotection. He was free from the individual master, but he had nothing but the dusty road under his feet....he must leave his old master, change his name, quit J work for a time, perhaps get a new wife, and hang around the Federal soldiers in camp or garrison,...
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Advanced American History

Samuel Eagle Forman - United States - 1924 - 609 pages
...slave of society. He had neither money, property, or friends. He was free from the old plantation, but he had nothing but the dusty road under his feet....loose, naked, hungry, and destitute to the open sky." Thinking that slavery meant toil and that freedom meant only idleness, the slave after he was set free...
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The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass - Biography & Autobiography - 1881 - 516 pages
...slive of society. He had neither property, money, nor friends. He was free from the old plantation, but he had nothing but the dusty road under his feet....him shelter, but a slave to the rains of summer and the frosts of winter. He was in a word literally turned loose naked, hungry, and destitute to the open...
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Autobiographies

Frederick Douglass - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 1126 pages
...slave of society. He had neither money, property, nor friends. He was free from the old plantation, but he had nothing but the dusty road under his feet....rains of summer and to the frosts of winter. He was, in a word, literally turned loose, naked, hungry, and destitute, to the open sky. The first feeling...
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Making Patriots

Walter Berns - Political Science - 2002 - 164 pages
...slave of society. He had neither money, property, nor friends. He was free from the old plantation, but he had nothing but the dusty road under his feet. ... He was turned loose naked, hungry, and destitute to the open sky." Foreseeing this, Lincoln had hoped to prevent...
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Making Patriots

Walter Berns - Political Science - 2002 - 164 pages
...friends. He was free from the old plantation, but he had nothing but the dusty road under his feet. . . . He was turned loose naked, hungry, and destitute to the open sky." Foreseeing this, Lincoln had hoped to prevent it. *The Emancipation Proclamation abolished slavery...
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