This transcript covers the years 1794 to 1818, but it is incomplete; the original document was destroyed in a house fire. The excerpt discusses Hearn's childhood in North Carolina; his military service during the Creek War; and his work as a...
Included here is Chapter 20, "The Negro and the World War." The chapter begins by describing African American support for the war effort, but then turns to a discussion of democracy, equality, and civil rights: "Before the war, two expressions were...
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