Skip to comments.DIXIE'S CENSORED SUBJECT BLACK SLAVEOWNERS
Posted on 03/27/2002 5:16:03 PM PST by Mensch
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and all these years later many are getting what they think is owed to them
The bulk of the “black” slaveowners in the south were Creoles in Louisiana. The French (and Spanish) were much more likely to acknowledge their mixed-race children, educating them and allowing them to inherit. Over the course of a several generations, the amount of black blood in an individual might be small—quadroons, octaroons, etc—but they’d still be considered “black” under the binary laws of the day.
“Slavery was clearly the cause of the war.”
Sorry, but I must contradict you. You are mistaken.
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