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WPHS Library: African American History- Mr. Dillon

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"States with Jim Crow Laws." Amendment XVRace and the Right to Vote. Ed. Jeff Hay. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2009.

                    Constitutional Amendments: Beyond the Bill of Rights. U.S. History in Context. Web. 1 May 2015.


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