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He also chose the library books, and even hired the teachers. The Negroes in the Ford plant were incorporated by Ford: first of all he wanted them for the hard, rough work. While it is clear that some were Christian, none wished to create a religious state such as what England had. The Americans retreat to Brooklyn Heights, facing possible capture by the British or even total surrender. So that we find that here in the history of the United States such is the situation of the masses of the Negro people and their readiness to revolt at the slightest opportunity, that as far back as the Civil War, in relation to the American bourgeoisie, they formed a force which initiated and stimulated and acted as a ferment.

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