Historically free and newly freed African Americans

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Historically freed African Americans includes people who were both African American and lived as and/or were legally free before the American Civil War. They may or may not have previously been enslaved. Newly freed African Americans includes people who were enslaved but became free by the passage of the Emancipation Proclamation and/or the Thirteenth Amendment.

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