African-American Odyssey, The: Special Edition, Combined Volume

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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More than any other text,The African-American Odysseyilluminates the central place of African Americans in U.S. history not only telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America, but also how African-American history is inseparably weaved into the greater context of American history and vice versa. Now updated with discussions of the historic election of the first African-American president of the United States.

Table of Contents

Brief Contents
Becoming African Americanp. 1
Africap. 2
Middle Passagep. 24
Black People in Colonial North America, 1526ndash;1763p. 46
Rising Expectations: African Americans and the Struggle for Independence, 1763ndash;1783p. 72
African Americans in the New Nation, 1783ndash;1820p. 94
Slavery, Abolition, and the Quest for Freedom: The Coming of the Civil War, 1793ndash;1861p. 120
Life in the Cotton Kingdomp. 122
Free Black People in Antebellum Americap. 146
Opposition to Slavery, 1800ndash;1833p. 170
Let Your Motto Be Resistance, 1833ndash;1850p. 188
ldquo;And Black People Were at the Heart of Itrdquo;: The United States Disunites over Slaveryp. 204
The Civil War, Emancipation, and Black Reconstruction: The Second American Revolutionp. 230
Liberation: African Americans and the Civil Warp. 232
The Meaning of Freedom: The Promise of Reconstruction, 1865ndash;1868p. 258
The Meaning of Freedom: The Failure of Reconstructionp. 284
Searching for Safe Spacesp. 306
White Supremacy Triumphant: African Americans in the South in the Late Nineteenth Centuryp. 308
Black Southerners Challenge White Supremacyp. 334
Conciliation, Agitation, and Migration: African Americans in the Early Twentieth Centuryp. 364
African Americans and the 1920sp. 400
The Great Depression and World War IIp. 426
The Great Depression and The New Dealp. 428
Black Culture and Society in the 1930s and 1940sp. 454
The World War II Era and Seeds of a Revolutionp. 480
The Black Revolutionp. 510
The Freedom Movement, 1954ndash;1965p. 512
The Struggle Continues, 1965ndash;1980p. 542
Black Politics, White Backlash, 1980 to
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