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Old 05-18-2019, 04:47 PM
Railer13 is offline
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Originally Posted by MEBuckner View Post
Interesting. I'm quite sure that I've not ever heard of this before. Thanks for the information/cite.

So now I Googled 'black exclusion laws'. I learned that California was close to having such a clause in its new state constitution, although it was narrowly defeated. Ohio had laws and policies that discouraged Blacks from settling in the state. So although slavery was banned in 'free' states, prejudice and segregation were alive and well.

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