9780136150138

African-American Odyssey, The, Volume 1

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136150138

  • ISBN10:

    0136150136

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

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 Americanp. 1
Africap. 2
Middle Passagep. 24
Black People in Colonial North America, 1526 1763p. 46
Rising Expectations: African Americans and the Struggle for Independence, 1763 1783p. 72
African Americans in the New Nation, 1783 1820p. 94
Slavery, Abolition, and the Quest for Freedom: The Coming of the Civil War, 1793 1861p. 120
Life in the Cotton Kingdomp. 122
Free Black People in Antebellum Americap. 146
Opposition to Slavery, 1800 1833p. 170
Let Your Motto Be Resistance, 1833 1850p. 188
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