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Before the War, and After the UnionAn Autobiography by Sam Aleckson (Samuel Williams)$
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Susanna Ashton and Samuel "Aleckson" Williams

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9781949979831

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2022

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781949979831.001.0001

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Wrong Impressions

Wrong Impressions

(p.145) Chapter XVIII Wrong Impressions
Before the War, and After the Union

Sam Aleckson

Liverpool University Press

Williams analyses misunderstandings between Northerns and Southerns and points out the Northerners frequently think things are worse than they are for Black people in the South, and as an example he points out that the only time he encountered the “n word” was in Vermont, not South Carolina. He also shares his thoughts about divorce.

Keywords:   Divorce, Racial epithets, Vermont, South Carolina

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