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By some scholarly estimates, the 4 million men, women, and children emancipated from slavery in 1865 represented some $4-6 billion in invested capital. Remarkably, an estimated 80% of black officeh...
"There has been houses broken open, windows smashed and doors broken down in the dead hours of the night, men rushing in, cursing and swearing and discharging their Pistols inside the house. Men ha...
Life expectancy for white males in 1870: 44.1 years Life expectancy for white females in 1870: 46.4 years Estimated mean life expectancy at birth for American blacks during the entire nineteenth ce...
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Corrupt Bargain, Compromise of 1877 Also known as the "Compromise of 1877," and not to be confused with the first "Corrupt Bargain," as the election of 1824 was also known (this was an entirely unr...
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