Americans move west in search of adventure, riches, and wide, open spaces. This book is about an America of mountain men, whalers, farmers, railroad builders, and slaves. Slavery in the land of the free? Now that's something to question.
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Are you looking for adventure? Head west with mountain men, Mormons, pioneers, and gold prospectors. Or try a Nantucket sleigh ride. If youve just arrived from China or Ireland you can get a job building the across-the-nation railroad. If youre a slave you might ride the Underground Railroad to freedom. Slaves? How did we get slavery in the land of the free?About the Author:
Joy Hakim is a former newspaper writer and editor and elementary school teacher who holds a bachelor's degree in government from Smith College and a master's degree in education from Goucher College.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110195182340
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Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Revised. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0195182340