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Africans in America. / Part 4, Judgment day (1831-1865)

Author: Orlando BagwellSusan BellowsSteve FayerAngela BassettCharles JohnsonAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS, [2007]
Series: Africans in America.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : English
Database:WorldCat
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Judgment day (1831-1861) recounts the last pre-Civil War years. The nation expands west, taking slavery with it. Black abolitionists Frederick Douglass, Rev. Jermain Loguen, and Sojourner Truth agitate for justice. Southerners threaten to secede. An 1850 compromise enacts a "fugitive slave" law. In 1857, the Supreme Court hands down the Dred Scott decision. Slaveowners seek to reopen slave trade, while abolitionists  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Documentary
Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Dred Scott
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Orlando Bagwell; Susan Bellows; Steve Fayer; Angela Bassett; Charles Johnson; PBS Video.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Educational Foundation.; OverDrive, Inc.
OCLC Number: 191800937
Notes: Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed Feb. 4, 2008).
Originally broadcast on PBS on October 22, 1998.
Credits: Director of photography, Michael Chin; editor, Chuck Scott; music score, Bernice Johnson Reagon; associate producer, Patricia Garcia Rios.
Performer(s): Narrator: Angela Bassett.
Target Audience: Age group: NR.
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 456277KB).
Series Title: Africans in America.
Other Titles: Judgment day (1831-1865)
Africans in America (Television program)
Responsibility: produced for PBS by WGBH Boston ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell, Susan Bellows ; writer, Steve Fayer.

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Judgment day (1831-1861) recounts the last pre-Civil War years. The nation expands west, taking slavery with it. Black abolitionists Frederick Douglass, Rev. Jermain Loguen, and Sojourner Truth agitate for justice. Southerners threaten to secede. An 1850 compromise enacts a "fugitive slave" law. In 1857, the Supreme Court hands down the Dred Scott decision. Slaveowners seek to reopen slave trade, while abolitionists battle slave catchers.

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