In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives
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In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives

By Davis, Kenneth C.

Genre Biography.

Audience Youth 0-15 years

Published 2016 by Henry Holt and Company, New York

ISBN 9781627793117

Bib Id 2008210

Edition First American edition.

Description pages cm

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03270cam a22006018i 4500
LCCN
2015-035204
ISBN
9781627793117 hardcover $18.00
1627793119
Call #
920.0092 D
Title
In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives
Edition
First American edition.
Publication Information
2016 by Henry Holt and Company, New York :
Description
pages cm
Bibliography
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."
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"--
Audience
Ages 10 to 14.
Genre/Form
Biography.
History.
Juvenile works
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