American Politics and the African American Quest for Universal Freedom

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Pearson Longman, 2005 - Political Science - 318 pages
Walton (U. of Michigan) and Smith (San Francisco State U.) examine how the acts and presence of Africans in the United States changed its history from the founding of the republic to taking the role of leadership in the acknowledgment and expansion of freedoms of all Americans. They describe the foundations of this influence in the limits of univer

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This was for an African American politics class I took, and I'm so glad I actually read the whole thing all the way through. It should be taught in American politics class, as it is part of the fabric ... Read full review

Contents

I Typologies of Freedom
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Federalism and the Limits of Universal Freedom
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1 Dates of U S Supreme Court Decisions Ensuring Bill of Rights
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Copyright

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Hanes Walton, Jr. is professor of political science at the University of Michigan.

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