The Resource In the shadow of liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives, Kenneth C. Davis

In the shadow of liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives, Kenneth C. Davis

Label
In the shadow of liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives
Title
In the shadow of liberty
Title remainder
the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth C. Davis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
In the shadow of liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives, Kenneth C. Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Out of the Shadows -- "The Loudest Yelps for Liberty" -- Two Stolen From Africa -- Timeline 1: 1619-1700 -- "My Multatto Man William" : The Story of Billy Lee -- Timeline 2: 1702-1776 -- "Absconded from the Household of the President" : The Story of Ona Judge -- Timeline 3: 1777-1808 -- Master Jefferson's People : The Story of Isaac Granger -- Timeline 4: 1809-1820 -- White House, Black Man : The Story of Paul Jennings -- Timeline 5: 1821-1832 -- "How Would You Like to Be a Slave?" : The Story of Alfred Jackson -- Timeline 6: 1833-1850 -- Afterword: "That All May Be Free."
Control code
935492886
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
286 p.
Isbn
9781627793117
Lccn
2015035204

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