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new york burning, a book written by jill leopore telling a story that was part of new york history. the book want to tell how slave got liberty in new york in the 18th century, as new york was considered a magnificent city and the street would be paved with parks and trees, but beyond the the city there can be horrible truth of freedom being taken and live their lives as slaves.
as the author say on the book that the city of new york has become city of slavery as it happen to have 200 planing to burn structure and the murder of whites. a part of the book say that there were men and women being sold into slavery on the caribean. Back then slavery was a political issue, but what happen that new york suggest is that there was a struggle on influence handling to the current political parties. while the book show us that the slaves were suspected of conspiracy as it shows on the first two chapter.

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