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By Jeffrey C. Stone

This dissertation examines the cultural and academic heritage of valuable Missouri among 1820 and 1860, and particularly, the problem of master-slave relationships and the way they affected schooling (broadly outlined because the transmission of Southern culture). even though Missouri had one of many lowest slave populations through the Antebellum interval, primary Missouri - or what turned referred to as Little Dixie - had slave possibilities that rivaled many areas and counties of the Deep South. notwithstanding, slaves and slave vendors interacted frequently, which affected cultural transmission within the parts of faith, paintings, and group. in general, slave proprietors in Little Dixie confirmed a development of paternalism in some of these components, however the slaves didn't consistently settle for their masters' paternalism, and tried to forge a lifetime of their own.

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