Freedom's Promise: The Grand Contraband Camp, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532170556
  • ISBN-13: 9781532170553
  • DDC: 973.71
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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During the American Civil War, escaped slaves found refuge near Union forts. They formed communities called contraband camps. The largest of these was the Grand Contraband Camp near Fort Monroe in Virginia. This book explores the history and legacy of this camp. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
A Letter from Duchess.
1: The First Contraband Camp.
2: Slavery and the Civil War.
3: Life in Contraband Camps.
4: Legacy of the Camps.
Fast Facts.
Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Author.