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(after the US Civil War) a White Southerner who supported the Republican Party and its policy of Black emancipation. Scallywags were viewed as traitors by their fellow Southerners
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Apparently I am able to "slit the throats of any scallawag
who stands between me and the mantle of power".
Eleazar said Duterte's approval of how he handled the rogue cop showed the 'consistency' of his stand against scallawags
in the police force.
Civil liberties were suspended, many plantations were confiscated and leased to 'carpetbaggers and scallawags
' from the North, while 5,000 troops from the United States Colored Troops regiments patrolled the streets.