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Beyond slavery : African Americans from emancipation to today

Author: Ann Byers
Publisher: New York, NY : Enslow Publishing, 2017.
Series: Slavery and slave resistance.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Once slavery ended and emancipation was granted to slaves in the United States, African Americans did not suddenly find true independence and equality as they had dreamed. Instead many struggled to correct centuries-old attitudes that they were inferior to whites. Through excerpts from source documents, images, and riveting narrative, students will learn about the struggle and the rise of many in the black community  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Byers
ISBN: 9780766075474 0766075478
OCLC Number: 970661268
Target Audience: Grade 9 to 12.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Really free? 1865-1866 --
Freedom is not equality: 1865-1877 --
Separate is not equal: 1877-1915 --
Accomplishment is not equality: 1915-1941 --
Gaining ground: 1941-1965 --
Exercising power: 1966-1972 --
Are we there yet?: beyond 1972.
Series Title: Slavery and slave resistance.
Responsibility: Ann Byers.

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Once slavery ended and emancipation was granted to slaves in the United States, African Americans did not suddenly find true independence and equality as they had dreamed. Instead many struggled to correct centuries-old attitudes that they were inferior to whites. Through excerpts from source documents, images, and riveting narrative, students will learn about the struggle and the rise of many in the black community to positions of power and importance in America. --Amazon.

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