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More than any other text,The African-American Odyssey illuminates the central place of African Americans in American history with clear, direct writing by leading scholars and an in-depth exploration of African-American history from its African roots to the 21st century. This text places African-American history at the center, and in the context, of American History.
Table of Contents
|Becoming African American||p. 1|
|Middle Passage||p. 24|
|Black People in Colonial North America, 1526 1763||p. 46|
|Rising Expectations: African Americans and the Struggle for Independence, 1763 1783||p. 72|
|African Americans in the New Nation, 1783 1820||p. 94|
|Slavery, Abolition, and the Quest for Freedom: The Coming of the Civil War, 1793 1861||p. 120|
|Life in the Cotton Kingdom||p. 122|
|Free Black People in Antebellum America||p. 146|
|Opposition to Slavery, 1800 1833||p. 170|
|Let Your Motto Be Resistance, 1833 1850||p. 188|
|"And Black People Were at the Heart of It": The United States Disunites over Slavery||p. 204|
|The Civil War, Emancipation, and Black Reconstruction: The Second American Revolution||p. 230|
|Liberation: African Americans and the Civil War||p. 232|
|The Meaning of Freedom: The Promise of Reconstruction, 1865 1868||p. 258|
|The Meaning of Freedom: The Failure of Reconstruction,||p. 284|
|Searching for Safe Spaces||p. 306|
|White Supremacy Triumphant: African Americans in the South in the Late Nineteenth Century||p. 308|
|Black Southerners Challenge White Supremacy||p. 334|
|Conciliation, Agitation, and Migration: African Americans in the Early Twentieth Century||p. 364|
|African Americans and the 1920s||p. 400|
|The Great Depression and World War II||p. 426|
|The Great Depression and The New Deal||p. 428|
|Black Culture and Society in the 1930s and 1940s||p. 454|
|The World War II Era and Seeds of a Revolution||p. 480|
|The Black Revolution||p. 510|
|The Freedom Movement, 1954 1965||p. 512|
|The Struggle Continues, 1965 1980||p. 542|
|Black Politics, White Backlash, 1980 to Present||p. 576|
|African Americans in the New Millenium|
|Epilogue: "A Nation Within a Nation"||p. 608|
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