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In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives

Davis, Kenneth C. (author.).

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George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library Y 306.362 DAVIS 34510010869962 Teen Area - Non-fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781627793117
  • ISBN: 1627793119
  • Physical Description: print
    xvii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-276) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Out of the shadows -- "The loudest yelps for liberty" -- Slavery in America time line: 1492-1700 -- Stolen from Africa -- Slavery in America time line: 1705-1776 -- "My mulatto man William" : the story of Billy Lee -- Slavery in America time line: 1777-1800 -- "Absconded from the household of the President" : the story of Ona Judge -- Slavery in America time line: 1801-1816 -- "Mr. Jefferson's people" : the story of Isaac Granger -- Slavery in America time line: 1817-1828 -- White House, black man : the story of Paul Jennings -- Slavery in America time line: 1829-1838 -- "How would you like to be a slave?" : the story of Alfred Jackson -- Slavery in America time line: 1839-1850 -- Afterword: "That all may be free."
Summary, etc.: "An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"--
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10 to 14.
Subject: Slaves
Slaves United States Juvenile literature Juvenile literature
African Americans Juvenile literature Juvenile literature
Presidents Relations with African Americans History Juvenile literature
Slavery United States History Juvenile literature
United States Race relations History Juvenile literature
Genre: Biographies
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