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Creator:Moneyhon, Carl H.

Overview entry on slavery in Arkansas, a significant part of antebellum Arkansas, as slaves lived in every country and were the backbone of Arkansas' agrarian economy. It has been estimated the one in four Arkansans either owned slaves, or lived in families that did.

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Types:Articles | Clippings
Subjects:Slavery--Arkansas | Slavery--Southern States | African Americans--Arkansas | Plantations--Arkansas | Arkansas
Collection:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
Institution:Richard C. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
Online Publisher:[Little Rock, Ark.] : The Central Arkansas Library System | 2006-08-11
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copyright Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture 2007

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=1275