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The Resource In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives, Kenneth C. Davis

In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives, Kenneth C. Davis

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In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives
Title
In the shadow of Liberty
Title remainder
the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth C. Davis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"--
  • Did you know that many of America's Founding Fathers--who fought for liberty and justice for all--were slave owners?
  • Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were "owned" by four of our greatest presidents, this book helps set the record straight about the role slavery played in the founding of America. From Billy Lee, valet to George Washington, to Alfred Jackson, faithful servant of Andrew Jackson, these dramatic narratives explore our country's great tragedy--that a nation "conceived in liberty" was also born in shackles
  • These stories help us know the real people who were essential to the birth of this nation but traditionally have been left out of the history books. Their stories are true--and they should be heard
Summary
"An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"--
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2016
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10524344
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
306.362
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 10 to 14
LC call number
E444
LC item number
.D36 2016eb
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1110
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives
Label
In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives, Kenneth C. Davis
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-276) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: Out of the Shadows -- "The Loudest Yelps for Liberty" -- Two Stolen From Africa -- Timeline 1: 1619-1700 -- "My Multatto Man William" : The Story of Billy Lee -- Timeline 2: 1702-1776 -- "Absconded from the Household of the President" : The Story of Ona Judge -- Timeline 3: 1777-1808 -- Master Jefferson's People : The Story of Isaac Granger -- Timeline 4: 1809-1820 -- White House, Black Man : The Story of Paul Jennings -- Timeline 5: 1821-1832 -- "How Would You Like to Be a Slave?" : The Story of Alfred Jackson -- Timeline 6: 1833-1850 -- Afterword: "That All May Be Free."
Control code
ocn958932903
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 286 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781627793124
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8A35F3FE-2B49-440F-8A1C-1C234DEE4C9D
Label
In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives, Kenneth C. Davis
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-276) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: Out of the Shadows -- "The Loudest Yelps for Liberty" -- Two Stolen From Africa -- Timeline 1: 1619-1700 -- "My Multatto Man William" : The Story of Billy Lee -- Timeline 2: 1702-1776 -- "Absconded from the Household of the President" : The Story of Ona Judge -- Timeline 3: 1777-1808 -- Master Jefferson's People : The Story of Isaac Granger -- Timeline 4: 1809-1820 -- White House, Black Man : The Story of Paul Jennings -- Timeline 5: 1821-1832 -- "How Would You Like to Be a Slave?" : The Story of Alfred Jackson -- Timeline 6: 1833-1850 -- Afterword: "That All May Be Free."
Control code
ocn958932903
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 286 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781627793124
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8A35F3FE-2B49-440F-8A1C-1C234DEE4C9D

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