FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Presents questions and answers relating to important periods in African American history, including the Revolution, Civil War, Reconstruction, migration, and the Civil Rights Movement.
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The New York Public Library young adult series brings us yet another "amazing" and invaluable must for children, teachers, and anyone else interested in African American history. Written in an easy question and answer format and organized by important times in African American history, this fact-filled book includes the origins and growth of slavery, the revolution, the civil war, emancipation and reconstruction, the great migration, and on to the present.From the Back Cover:
Discover ancient African civilizations. Explore the devastating Middle Passage and see the famous March on Washington. Find the answers to your questions about African American history . . .
Did blacks fight in the Revolutionary War? See page 18.
What was the Underground Railroad? See page 30.
Who were the Buffalo Soldiers? See page 59.
What is the NAACP? See page 64.
What was the Harlem Renaissance? See page 77.
How did the civil rights movement begin? See page 112.
What was the Black Power movement? See page 131.
What is affirmative action? See page 146.
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