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Slavery in Early America

Linde, Barbara M. (Paperback - 2011)
Slavery in Early America
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This book tells of the first arrival of slaves from Africa in America, what daily life was like for an American slave, efforts by abolitionists to abolish slavery, and more.
Authors: Linde, Barbara M.
Statement of Responsibility: by Barbara M. Linde
Title: Slavery in early America
Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens Pub., c2011
Characteristics: 32 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index
Contents: Journey from Africa
Arrival in the English colonies
Slavery in Virginia
The spread of slavery
Slave auctions
Slave laws
Life as a field worker
Domestics
The early abolitionists
Slaves in the Revolution
The new nation and slavery
The end of U.S. slavery
Beyond slavery
Summary: This book tells of the first arrival of slaves from Africa in America, what daily life was like for an American slave, efforts by abolitionists to abolish slavery, and more.
Subject Headings: United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 African Americans United States History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 Plantation life United States History 18th century Plantation life United States History 17th century African Americans History To 1863 Slavery United States History 18th century Slavery United States History 17th century United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 African Americans Juvenile literature United States History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 Juvenile literature Plantation life United States History 18th century Juvenile literature Plantation life United States History 17th century Juvenile literature African Americans History To 1863 Juvenile literature Slavery United States History 18th century Juvenile literature Slavery United States History 17th century Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Plantation life
Plantation life
African Americans
Slavery
Slavery
Plantation life
Plantation life
African Americans
Slavery
Slavery
LCCN: 2010039139
ISBN: 9781433947773
Branch Call Number: J 306.62 L
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Slavery in Early America provides a good but brief look into the life of a slave in the New World. By Barbara Linde.


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