Race relations evolved in complicated and often confused ways in antebellum Florida, as did patterns of racial interaction in other parts of the South. Nonetheless, many students of the subject have written as if the institutions, patterns, and practices prevalent in the 1850s were typical of the region’s experience over the entire prewar period. In doing so, they have failed to account fully for regional variations and for changes over time.
Brown, Jr., Canter
"Race Relations in Territorial Florida, 1821-1845,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 73:
3, Article 3.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol73/iss3/3