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Acts of the Commonwealth of Virginia
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The Declaration of Independence
Conference Report on the Missouri Compromise
The U.S. Constitution, Fourteenth Amendment
"Black Codes" of Mississippi
Excerpt from the Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Certification of Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels of Mississippi
Supreme Court judgment in DRED SCOTT V JOHN F.A. SANFORD
Thomas T.G. Pearce's Original Fugitive Slave Petition and Ownership Documentation
"Form of a Petition" in the PALLADIUM OF LIBERTY
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"Election Methods in the South" in THE NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW
Reynold's Political Map of the United States
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