Emancipation Paper

Emancipation Paper - Hayes John Hope Franklin, the next...

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Hayes John Hope Franklin, the next scholar, gives a fresh look at the Emancipation by focusing on the Civil and the aftermath of the Blacks. John Hope Franklin was the James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of History, and for seven years was Professor of Legal History in the Law School at Duke University . He graduated from Fisk University and received his A.M. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University . Franklin has also taught history at many colleges including North Carolina University and Howard University, and has been chairman of the history department at the University of Chicago . Receiving information from a black scholar has helped people who have read From Slavery to Freedom: Fifth Edition get a better idea what life was like for the ordinary blacks and slaves. When Lincoln defended Fort Sumter, the Civil War started. When the war started, many blacks from the North wanted to go into battle. But the response of this request was not what the blacks were expecting. For example, Franklin states, “When Negroes rushed to offer their services to the Union, they were rejected” . Even though White people did not want the Blacks
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