Becoming Americans: Our Struggle to be Both Free and Equal

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Colonial Williamsburg, 1998 - History - 206 pages
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Becoming Americans explains how diverse peoples, holding different and sometimes conflicting personal ambitions, evolved into a society that values both liberty and equality. "Taking Possession," "Enslaving Virginia," "Buying Respectability," "Redefining Family," "Choosing Revolution," and "Freeing Religion" explore the history behind the challenges that divide American society and the forces that unite it.
 

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Contents

by Kevin Kelly
49
BUYING RESPECTABILITY
85
by Linda Rowe
198
APPENDIX
206
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About the author (1998)

Cary Carson is retired vice president of the research division at Colonial Williamsburg.

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