Why Did Rapier Choose To Stay And Risk His Life

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Chapter 16 Elizabeth Modesto 1A

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Why did Rapier choose to stay and risk his life?

Why is life so hard?
• Many things were happening in the South and John Rapier, along with his sons, contributed to this occurrence. o John Rapier was determined to fight for the African American rights although all the signs pointed otherwise. o General Ulysses Grant organized the Ku Klux Klan, which was this terrible group of people who were determined to make the African Americans suffer by torturing them in many different ways. o The people of Alabama were very stubborn and did not accept the blacks, especially the ideal of them being free. They also did not take defeat well. o John Rapier was

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