Table of Contents:
  • Looking backward and forward
  • The 1820s : anxious optimism
  • The 1830s : manumission, property, and family
  • The Second Seminole War
  • Restricted manumission, migrations, and antimiscegenation
  • Preserving Spanish days : marriage and manumission
  • The Black martial heritage
  • Land, paternalism, and laws.