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Collection overview from slavery to freedom: the african-american pamphlet collection, 1822-1909 presents 397 pamphlets published from 1822 through 1909 most pamphlets were written by african-american authors, though some were written by others on topics of particular importance in african-american history. Spanning more than two hundred years, an african american and latinx history of the united states is a revolutionary, politically charged narrative history, arguing that the “global south” was crucial to the development of america as we know it scholar and activist paul ortiz challenges the. American freedom essay winners every fall, in honor of constitution day & citizenship day, the constitutional walking tour of philadelphia sponsors its annual american freedom essay contest the american freedom essay contest challenges educators to have their students write a 100-300 word essay on the importance of freedom in their lives.
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The story of african-american religion is a tale of variety and creative fusion enslaved africans transported to the new world beginning in the fifteenth century brought with them a wide range of local religious beliefs and practices. 58% of americans, including 60% of whites and 56% of african americans, say race relations in the united states have worsened in the last year while 30% of residents nationally perceive race relations to have stayed the same, 20% of americans with this view believe that lack of change is a bad thing. The influx worried many native-born americans who still thought of the united states as a white protestant republic many of the new immigrants did not, in the racial classifications of the day, count as white.