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Inequality in early America

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Published by University Press of New England in Hanover, NH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Equality -- United States -- History -- 17th century,
    • Equality -- United States -- History -- 18th century,
    • Social classes -- United States -- History -- 17th century,
    • Social classes -- United States -- History -- 18th century,
    • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783,
    • United States -- History -- 1783-1815,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865,
    • United States -- Race relations

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementCarla Gardina Pestana and Sharon V. Salinger, editors.
      SeriesReencounters with colonialism--new perspectives on the Americas
      ContributionsPestana, Carla Gardina., Salinger, Sharon V.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE188.5 .I54 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination329 p. :
      Number of Pages329
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL37684M
      ISBN 100874519268, 0874519276
      LC Control Number99025050

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      “Race,” as a concept denoting a fundamental division of humanity and usually encompassing cultural as well as physical traits, was crucial in early America. It provided the foundation for the colonization of Native land, the enslavement of American Indians and Africans, and a common identity among socially unequal and ethnically diverse axendadeportiva.com by: 3. This incon­sistency came to haunt American society in the early decades of thelife of the new nation. The fact that slaves in America were black was convenient for those who wished to avoid extending freedom and equal opportunity to them, for it could be argued that it was their color that made them different, thus a rationale for enslavement.

      An early systematic attempt to chart the evolution of inequality in this country was undertaken by Simon Kuznets, at that time a professor at Johns Hopkins, who, in , published what turned out Author: Liaquat Ahamed. Inequality characterized African-American education from the moment the first slaves arrived in the American colonies in the 17th century. Even after , when the United States abolished slavery, the legal doctrine of "separate but equal," as enshrined by constitutional law, effectively excluded African-American students from mainstream, and superior, educational institutions.


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