Slavery in the United States

Slavery in the United States

"the Abominable Trade"

Book - 2016
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Baker & Taylor
Discusses the history of slavery in the United States, including the Middle Passage, the participants in the transatlantic slave trade, and the everyday lives of slaves.

Rosen Pub Group
Slavery is one of the darkest, most complicated parts of American History. This volume presents the facts of the “abominable trade” from its beginnings in the West Indies to its expansion across the British North American colonies, and eventually, the United States. Readers will learn about the horrors of the Middle Passage and life on a plantation, as well as slavery’s effect on the economy and politics of the United States. This book also covers the abolitionist and civil rights movements along the road to racial equality. Primary sources are used to give readers a sense of life in colonial America and the United States, and connect them to the issues that existed.

Publisher: New York :, PowerKids Press,, 2016
ISBN: 9781508149538
1508149534
9781508149408
1508149402
9781508149194
Characteristics: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm

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