Birthright citizens : a history of race and rights in antebellum America / Martha S. Jones.

"Birthright Citizens tells how African American activists transformed the terms of citizenship for all Americans. Before the Civil War, colonization schemes and raced-based laws threatened to deport former slaves born in United States. Birthright Citizens recovers the story of how African Ameri...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Cambridge)
Main Author: Jones, Martha S. (Author)
Other title:History of race and rights in antebellum America
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Series:Studies in legal history.