"The fundamental principle of Democracy is that Negro Suffrage is wrong" Debating the 15th Amendment in Georgia

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In March of 1869 states took up the ratification of the 15th Amendment. One state where significant Democratic opposition to the Amendment granting Black voting rights was Georgia. The Amendment would not be ratified there until 1870.

Daily crescent
Friday, Mar 12, 1869
New Orleans, LA
Vol: 18
Page: 2

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