Liberty or death : the surprising story of runaway slaves who sided with the British during the American Revolution
Title
Liberty or death : the surprising story of runaway slaves who sided with the British during the American Revolution

Author
Blair, Margaret Whitman.

ISBN
9781426305900
 
9781426305917

Publication Information
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2010.

Physical Description
64 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 27 cm.

General Note
Map on lining papers.

Contents
Liberty to slaves -- And some joined the Patriots -- War and its aftermath -- Nova Scotia and freedom -- Africa: the promised land.

Reading Level
1160 L Lexile

Subject Term
African Americans -- History -- 18th century.
 
African American soldiers -- History -- 18th century.
 
African American loyalists -- History.
 
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
 
Freedmen -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
 
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
 
Slavery -- United States -- History -- 18th century.

Geographic Term
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
 
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Participation, African American.
 
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- African Americans.
 
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- British forces.

Summary
Presentation of the little-known story of the American Revolution told from the perspectives of the African-American slaves who fought on the side of the British Royal Army in exchange for a promise of freedom.


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