Mulatto

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MULATTO. A person born of one white and one black parent. 7 Mass. R. 88; 2 Bailey, 558.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Essentially, when the Haitian Revolution commences in 1791, there are three distinct groups vying for control of the island: the whites (blancs), free people of color and mulattoes (Affranchis), and the enslaved and escaped (maroon) Africans of the island.
(18) The amendment also obligated Michigan judges to include the act's provisions in their charges to grand jurors "who shall diligently inquire if the said act is duly executed, and present any violation of the same that may come to their knowledge." (19) In response to this legislation, the Wayne County Sheriff published the law's requirements in the Territory's newspapers as a "Notice to Blacks & Mulattoes." (20) Notwithstanding the legislative will, the act was rarely enforced but it remained in force after statehood.
that mulattoes were physically inferior to both blacks and whites.
The literary historian Leon-Francois Hoffmann has probably provided the most ardent of these biographical readings, however, when he implies that "Georges can be considered at once a biographical document that illustrates the attitude of Dumas towards his 'negritude' and as a historical document that illustrates the attitude of many mulattoes in the middle of the nineteenth century." (8) Yet while Hoffmann argues that Dumas wrote Georges as a diatribe against the color prejudice that the author himself had experienced in France, I am much more interested in reading the implications of Dumas's cooptation of the trope of the "inspired mulatto" vis-a-vis a transatlantic print culture of the Haitian Revolution.
In Spanish Santo Domingo, the population numbered some 125,000, composed of 40,000 whites, 25,000 mulattoes and 60,000 African slaves.
In the late colonial period, Mulattoes and free Blacks represented an intermediary group seeking privileges by associating with Whites; it was only when the latter rejected these overtures that the former fully joined the revolutionary struggle.
This class knew that at the bottom of the social pyramid lay landless peasants of Andalusia, growing Cuban slave populations, and "5 million mestizos, mulattoes, and ethnic Indians exploited by dominant whites, criollo and pensinsular"(p.
The sexual unions between whites and blacks--and largely between enslaved African women and their white male captors--produced children, half black, half white, then commonly called mulattoes. (30) Mulattoes were often lighter than Africans in skin color.
Without exception, all the collected stories have as protagonists single, poor, old or eccentric women, blacks, mulattoes, emigrants or other characters who fall outside the ambit of the 'ruling narrative.'
There are of course, no living Britons who are as black as negroes, but some are as dark as mulattoes and many darker than Chinese.
He believed unshakeably that race was a meaningful category, and indeed expressed his hostility to 'mulattoes' in racist terms (although this was largely confined to private correspondence).
Regarding ethnicity, the prevalence of cancer screening performed was 43.58% among Caucasians, 44.86% among Blacks or Mulattoes and 55.56% among other ethnicities.