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Acknowledgements Prologue The Trials of William Lee: A Life in the Age of Revolution One Equiano¿s World: The British Atlantic Empire in 1763 Two Richard¿s Cup: Slavery and the Coming of the Revolution Three The Transformation of Colonel Tye: Black Combatants in the War Four Quok Walker¿s Suit: Emancipation in the North Five Absalom¿s ¿Meritorious Service¿: Antislavery in the Upper South Six Captain Vesey¿s Cargo: Continuity in Georgia and the Carolinas Seven Mum Bett Takes a Name: The Emergence of Free Black Communities Eight Harry Washington¿s Atlantic Crossings: The Migrations of Black Loyalists Nine A Suspicion Only: Racism in the Early Republic Ten Eli Whitney¿s Cotton Engine: The Expansion of Slavery Epilogue General Gabriel¿s Flag: Unsuccessful Coda to the American Revolution
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United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- African Americans.
African Americans -- History -- 18th century.
Slavery -- United States -- History -- 18th century.