Slavery and Slave Resistance

This series provides an overview of the most important aspects of American slavery, including the first transport of African slaves, the long fight for abolition, and the lasting impact of slavery on America’s economy, politics, and culture. Engaging black-and-white photos and full-color illustrations demonstrate the realities of slavery and those who fought against it.
• Firsthand accounts from slaves, merchants, and slave owners help students understand what life on a plantation was like
• Supports social studies and history curricula
• Includes primary source documents
• Contains chapter notes, glossary, index, and "Further Reading" section with books and websites

ISBN: 9780766075047

    Bibliography, Black-and-White Photographs, Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Glossary, Index, Primary Sources, Timelines, Websites, Chapter Notes
  • Fall 2016
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    Beyond Slavery

    Beyond Slavery

    African Americans From Emancipation to Today

    Ann Byers
    Once slavery ended and emancipation was granted to slaves in the United States, African Americans did not suddenly find true independence and equality as they had dreamed. Instead many struggled to correct centuries-old attitudes that they were inferior to whites...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766075474
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    Collective Biographies of Slave Resistance Heroes

    Collective Biographies of Slave Resistance Heroes

    Lisa A. Crayton
    This captivating and inspirational volume of biographies celebrates the lives of those who railed against slavery. Beginning with an overview of the institution, the narrative turns to biographical examinations of escaped slaves turned social activists, supporters of the Underground Railroad, political activists, journalists, and militant advocates...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766075559
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    Fighting for Freedom

    Fighting for Freedom

    Abolitionists and Slave Resistance

    Judith Edwards
    Slavery didn’t end without an organized and impassioned struggle. Through source documents, images, and engaging text, students will learn the story of those abolitionists and slave resisters who fought against a system they believed was inhumane and morally wrong...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766075450
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    Life as a Slave

    Life as a Slave

    Richard Worth
    This fascinating volume explores everyday life for slaves in America. Readers will learn about the various duties that slaves were responsible for conducting, their relationships with their masters, and the ways they found to cope with the humiliating and demoralizing lives they were captured into...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766075498
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    Political Debates on Slavery

    Political Debates on Slavery

    Suzanne Cloud Tapper and Linda Jacobs Altman
    As abolitionists fought to end slavery and influential southerners fought to keep it, the institution of slavery became a political issue. This valuable resource for student reports presents the impassioned debates made on the subject...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766075511
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    Views on Slavery

    Views on Slavery

    In the Words of Enslaved Africans, Merchants, Owners, and Abolitionists

    Suzanne Cloud Tapper
    It is difficult for the modern student to truly understand how America could have supported slavery. This volume, containing primary source first-person accounts, allows readers to learn directly from the people of the time...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766075535
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