Frederick Douglass: Are African Americans Free Or Free?

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Well, I think she means that yes we are free still we struggle to get our rights and respect. This was the era of Reconstruction. African Americans define freedom by their experiences as slaves and their observation of the free society around them. However, United States had an assignment to rebuild the literal and political landscape of the South. Provided federal troops who had once attacked the rebel states were now ruling over them until local governments could be established. While local governments wasn’t established yet the Federal troops who attacked the rebel states had to rule over them. Nevertheless their was man name Frederick Douglass. He debated over Reconstruction policies which was a condition under which southern states would
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