Democracy in America I: Chapter XVIII, part V

Future Condition Of Three Races In The United States Part V In the North, as I have already remarked, a twofold migration ensues upon the abolition of slavery, or even precedes that event when circumstances have rendered it probable; the slaves quit the country to be transported southwards; and the whites of the Northern States, …

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Democracy in America I: Chapter XVIII, part IV

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Future Condition Of Three Races In The United States Part IV But this truth was most satisfactorily demonstrated when civilization reached the banks of the Ohio. The stream which the Indians had distinguished by the name of Ohio, or Beautiful River, waters one of the most magnificent valleys that has ever been made the abode …

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Democracy in America I: Chapter XVIII, part III

Future Condition Of Three Races In The United States Part III In 1830 the State of Mississippi assimilated the Choctaws and Chickasaws to the white population, and declared that any of them that should take the title of chief would be punished by a fine of $1,000 and a year’s imprisonment. When these laws were …

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Democracy in America I: Chapter XVIII, part II

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Future Condition Of Three Races In The United States Part II These are great evils; and it must be added that they appear to me to be irremediable. I believe that the Indian nations of North America are doomed to perish; and that whenever the Europeans shall be established on the shores of the Pacific …

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Democracy in America I: Chapter XVIII, part I

Future Condition Of Three Races In The United States Part I The Present And Probable Future Condition Of The Three Races Which Inhabit The Territory Of The United States The principal part of the task which I had imposed upon myself is now performed. I have shown, as far as I was able, the laws …

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