Primary Sources of the Abolitionist Movement: Slave Narratives and the Writings of Freedmen, 1st Edition

  • Caitlyn Paley
  • Published By: Cavendish Square Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1502605252
  • ISBN-13: 9781502605252
  • DDC: 306.3
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released July 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This title lets students in Grade 5+ learn about slavery and the fight for freedom, examining the stories of slave narratives and their effect on the abolitionist movement of the United States. The book includes a timeline, primary sources, photographs, and excerpts from the time period.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: The Hardships of Slaves.
1: Slavery and Life on the Plantation.
2: Slave Narratives and Famous Writings by Slaves.
3: Reactions and Consequences.
4: The Legacy of Slave Narratives.
Further Information.
About the Author.