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Building a new land : African Americans in Colonial America

Author: James Haskins; Kathleen Benson; James Ransome
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the changing roles, rights, and contributions of Afro-Americans in the United States during the colonial period from 1607 to 1763. Also includes a chronology of significant events.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Haskins; Kathleen Benson; James Ransome
ISBN: 0688102662 9780688102661 0060293616 9780060293611 0060585544 9780060585549 141557541X 9781415575413
OCLC Number: 44803067
Target Audience: Middle School.; 1170
Description: 44 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm.
Contents: Before the Mayflower --
Atlantic Creoles --
"Antonio, a Negro" --
Africans in New Netherland --
Africans in the colonies of New England --
Africans in the Middle Atlantic Region --
Africans in South Carolina --
North American slavery in 1700 --
Africans in Georgia --
The rise of the plantation economy --
Slave resistance --
Slave revolts --
The Stono Rebellion --
Maintaining African traditions --
African contributions to colonial society --
The Seven Years' War and the French and Indian Wars --
On the eve of the American Revolution --
Milestones in the history of blacks in colonial America.
Responsibility: James Haskins and Kathleen Benson ; illustrated by James E. Ransome.

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Discusses the changing roles, rights, and contributions of Afro-Americans in the United States during the colonial period from 1607 to 1763. Also includes a chronology of significant events.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-07-20) Good Permalink

     In chapters on geographical regions, discusses the rights, roles, history and contributions of African americans to the U. S. during the Colonial period.  While  readable and informative, this book is highly specific, and would be of use to high level readers or...
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