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Title:
A history of free Blacks in America
ISBN:
9781590187760
Publication Information:
Detroit : Lucent Books, c2006.
Physical Description:
112 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Free Blacks in the countryside -- Working in the city -- Out on the western frontier -- Serving their country -- Intellectuals, inventors, and innovators -- Fighting slavery in word and deed.
Summary:
Examines the history of free Blacks in America.
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Between the American Revolution and the Civil War, millions of free blacks lived in the United States. A History of Free Blacks in America explores the many roles played by free Americans of color in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.


Author Notes

Stuart A. Kallen has written more than 250 nonfiction books for children and young adults. His books have covered countless aspects of human history, culture, and science from the building of the pyramids to the music of the twenty-first century.

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