Freedom's Promise: Harriet Robinson Scott: From the Frontier to Freedom, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Samantha S. Bell
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532172001
  • ISBN-13: 9781532172007
  • DDC: 973.7
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released February 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Harriet Robinson Scott was an enslaved woman who fought for her right to freedom. Harriet and her husband, Dred Scott, sued their slaveholder. They brought their case all the way to the US Supreme Court. This book explores Harriet’s life and legacy. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
A Letter from Duchess.
1: Slavery on the Frontier.
2: The Scott Family.
3: The Battle in the Courts.
4: The Final Decision.
Fast Facts.
Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Authors.