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In the pre-Civil War era of the US, the "one-drop" rule was a social and legal principle of racial classification that any person with even one ancestor of sub-Saharan-African ancestry is considered black.

By 1910, twenty US states had classified citizens by blood-fraction, most using one-fourth or one-eighth.

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