The Other Two-Fifths (Paperback)

By Joan Early

Marketing Concepts Intl, 9781942981695, 334pp.

Publication Date: May 14, 2016

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Description

Slavery Made Legal in the United States of America United States Constitutional Convention: Thursday, July 12, 1787 AD. Article 1, Section 2, Paragraph 3 of the United States Constitution reads: Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole Number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons. ***** The Other Two-Fifths, a historic novel detailing the fight for racial equality and its human toll on black Americans, follows the turbulent lives of the Carter, Amos, Oliver, Sturgis, and LeBlanc families through two centuries in their struggle for civil rights.
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