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Emancipation

  • Niels Eichhorn
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Abstract

The nineteenth century was a period of great change for people of African descent within the Atlantic World. In the Americas and Africa, they struggled to shed the bonds of slavery and gain their freedom. Human bondage created the Atlantic world, its plantations with their cash crop agricultural system dramatically transforming every part of the region.

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  • Niels Eichhorn
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  1. 1.Middle Georgia State UniversityMaconUSA

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