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Froudacity

West Indian fables

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Published: 1889
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,761 / 147 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 34.6
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 618
Added to site: 2006.07.12
mnybks.net#: 14193
Genres: Travel, Politics

Explained by J. J. Thomas

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tanding menace to the continuance of civilization and religion. An immediate catastrophe, social, political, and moral, would most assuredly be brought about by the granting of full elective rights to dependencies thus inhabited. Enlightened statesmanship should at once perceive the immense benefit that would ultimately result from such refusal of the franchise. The cardinal recommendation of that refusal is that it would avert definitively the political domination of the Blacks, which must inevitably be the outcome of any concession of the modicum of right so earnestly desired. The exclusion of the Negro vote being inexpedient, if not impossible, the exercise of electoral powers by the Blacks must lead to their returning candidates of their own race to the local legislatures, and that, too, in numbers preponderating according to the majority of the Negro electors. The Negro legislators thus supreme in the councils of the Colonies would straightway proceed to pass vindictive and retaliatory laws against their

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