American Slavery: History in an Hour

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Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.

From the first slaves arriving in Jamestown in 1619, the cotton fields in the Southern States and shipbuilding in New England, to the slaves who laid down their lives in war so that Americans could be free, American Slavery in an Hour covers the breadth of the subject without sacrificing important historical and cultural details.

An important and dark time in Black – and American – history, American Slavery in an Hour will explain the key facts and give you a clear overview of this much discussed period of history, as well as its legacy in modern America.

Know your stuff: read the history of American Slavery in just one hour.

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About the author

Having studied technology at Southwest Missouri State University, Kat Smutz conducted research in a variety of fields, most notably the everyday life of people in the United States during the Victorian era. Professionally, Kat has worked in law enforcement, as a teacher, and was a freelance journalist for twenty years. All of those experiences lend themselves well to her work for History an an Hour.

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Publisher
HarperCollins UK
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Published on
Dec 8, 2011
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Pages
60
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ISBN
9780007455164
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies)
History / General
History / Social History
Social Science / Slavery
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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