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40 Acres and a Mule

"What is the origin of the promised 40 acres and a mule? ... By June, 1865 approximately 40,000 freedmen had been allocated 400,000 acres of land." ¹

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Source:
¹ Freeman, Gerene L. "40 Acres and a Mule." Emerging Minds Online Magazine. Emerging Minds, Inc.. 05 Jul. 2005.

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