The Melungeons: Resurrection of a Proud People - Untold Story of Ethnic Cleansing in America

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As early as 1654, English and French explorers in the southern Appalachians reported seeing dark-skinned, brown- and blue-eyed, and European-featured people speaking broken Elizabethan English, living in cabins, tilling the land, smelting silver, practicing Christianity, and, most perplexing of all, claiming to be "Portyghee." Declared "free persons of color" in the late 1700s by the English and Scottish-Irish immigrants, the Melungeons, as they were known, were driven off their lands and denied voting rights, education, ...

The Melungeons: Resurrection of a Proud People - Untold Story of Ethnic Cleansing in America 2002, Mercer University Press, Georgia

ISBN-13: 9780865545168

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