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martial law
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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the system of rules that takes effect  when a military authority takes control of the normal administration of justice
  • Ben Butler, in Virginia, quickly declared slave property contraband of war, and put the fugitives to work; while Fremont, in Missouri, declared the slaves free under martial law.
    Chapter 2 (6% in)

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