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Author Middleton, Stephen.

Title The Black laws : race and the legal process in early Ohio / Stephen Middleton.

Imprint Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, c2005.

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 Moore Stacks  KFO411.5.A34 M53 2005    Available  ---
Description xi, 363 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Ohio University Press series on law, society, and politics in the Midwest
Ohio University Press series on law, society, and politics in the Midwest.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-355) and index.
Contents Ambiguous beginnings, 1787-1801 -- The many meanings of freedom, 1800-1803 -- "A state for white men," 1803-1830 -- The battle over the color line, 1830-1839 -- The struggle to abolish the color line, 1840-1849 -- Enforcing the Fugitive Slave Act, 1803-1850 -- The fugitive slave crisis in the 1850s -- The limits of freedom.
Subject African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Ohio -- History.
Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Ohio -- History.
Race discrimination -- Ohio -- History.
ISBN 0821416235 (cloth : alk. paper)
0821416243 (pbk. : alk. paper)