The Gathering Storm: 1787-1829, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Milestones in Black American History
  • Mary Sisson
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  • ISBN-10: 1438162553
  • ISBN-13: 9781438162553
  • DDC: 973.049607
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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The Gathering Storm: 1787-1829, part of the Milestones in Black American History series, examines the spread of slavery to the Old Southwest and zeroes in on the daring efforts of African Americans to end slavery and improve life for free blacks. These efforts ranged from revolutions to the establishment of the new nation of Liberia.

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Milestones in Black American History

Each title covers the contributions of African Americans over a specific time period as they relate to historic milestones toward freedom and equality.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
1: Conventions: Slavery and the Constitution.
2: The Changing Face of Slavery: The Rise of Plantations.
3: Slave Conditions in the New Republic.
4: The Meaning of “Free”: Free Blacks.
5: The Haitian Revolution.
6: Colonization and Its Discontents: The First Back-to-Africa Movement.
7: Slavery in the New Territories.
8: Slave Resistance and Rebellions.
Support Materials.
Further Reading.