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Seizing the New Day: African Americans in Post-Civil War Charleston

Wilbert L. Jenkins - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 238 pages
Historian Wilbert Jenkins sheds light on how former slaves in Charleston, South Carolina, in an attempt to adjust to freedom after the Civil War and gain control over their own ...
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A Call to Arms: The Realities of Military Service for African Americans ...

Christopher Dorsey - History - 2007 - 152 pages
"A deeply important study of how African Americans' daily lives affected their perception of military service and, in turn, how their treatment (or mistreatment) by the Army ...
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African American Women During the Civil War

Ella Forbes - History - 2013 - 304 pages
This study uses an abundance of primary sources to restore African American female participants in the Civil War to history by documenting their presence, contributions and ...
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Reconstruction: People and Perspectives

James M. Campbell, Rebecca J. Fraser - History - 2008 - 279 pages
Examines the impact of Reconstruction on the everyday lives of white Southerners, American Indians, Union soldiers, and former slaves.
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Break Those Chains at Last: African Americans 1860-1880

Noralee Frankel - Social Science - 1996 - 144 pages
We thought we'd break those chains at last, sang the slaves, hoping such spirituals would sustain them until the Confederacy surrendered and slavery was gone forever. During ...
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"I Will Wear No Chain!": A Social History of African-American Males

Christopher Brian Booker - History - 2000 - 254 pages
Traces the social history of African American men from the days of slavery to the Million Man March.
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I Freed Myself: African American Self-Emancipation in the Civil War Era

David Williams - History - 2014
For a century and a half, Abraham Lincoln's signing of the Emancipation Proclamation has been the dominant narrative of African American freedom in the Civil War era. However ...
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The Wars of Reconstruction: The Brief, Violent History of America's Most ...

Douglas R. Egerton - History - 2014 - 352 pages
A groundbreaking new history, telling the stories of hundreds of African-American activists and officeholders who risked their lives for equality—in the face of murderous ...
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Civil War: People and Perspectives

Lisa Tendrich Frank - History - 2009 - 237 pages
Presents a social history of the Civil War, focusing on the lives of ordinary people such as women, children, Native Americans, immigrants, free African Americans, and slaves ...
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From Cotton Field to Schoolhouse: African American Education in Mississippi ...

Christopher M. Span - Social Science - 2012 - 272 pages
In the years immediately following the Civil War--the formative years for an emerging society of freed African Americans in Mississippi--there was much debate over the general ...
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