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"Slave Patrols"

Historian Greg Downs describes the evolution of the slave patrol system in the American South. He also briefly describes how innovations created by slave patrols were the model for policing in later times.

Download Downs_SlavePatrols.mp3 (Mp3 Audio) Duration: 2:47

Source | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, 2010.
Creator | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning
Producer | Maceo June
Speaker | Greg Downs
Rights | Copyright American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning  Creative Commons LicenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Item Type | Podcast
Cite This document | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, “"Slave Patrols",” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed May 19, 2019, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1747.

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