Years of Slavery eBook

Years of Slavery eBook

by Jim Ollhoff

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African American History traces the timeline of this proud culture from its origins and the American Civil War, to the Civil Rights movement, to the struggle for equality that continues today. The Roots of Humanity discusses important events during the fight for human and civil rights. Short biographies of civil rights leaders, authors, artists, and other powerful African Americans are also included. Graphically gripping, this series draws in young readers with dramatic images, while providing a clear understanding of African Americans' past. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617588907
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Series: African-American History eBook
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Lexile: 890L (what's this?)
File size: 5 MB
Age Range: 10 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Slavery in the World 4

Slavery Begins in the New World 6

Why Did the New World Need Slaves? 10

The Triangle Trade 14

Slavery in the United States 16

Life as a Slave 20

Escaping Slavery 22

The Underground Railroad 24

Hopes for Freedom 26

Glossary 30

Index 32

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