There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel. — Vladimir Lenin

Negro and the Nation - G. S. Merriam



This book provides a comprehensive overview of the state of American Negros in the years before and after their emancipation. The severe political conflicts in the years leading up to the Civil War and during the reconstruction period afterward are explained thoroughly, and several short biographies of important negro political leaders are given.

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