Slavery in America: A Primary Source History of the Intolerable Practice of Slavery

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
This important book tells young readers of the shameful history of slavery in America. Through primary sources, it teaches about the beginnings of slavery, including why servants were deemed necessary, and the economic realities of the need for inexpensive labor, especially in the agrarian South.
 

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Contents

Introduction A Shameful Part of History
4
The Lives of Slaves
24
Abolitionists
41
The End of Slavery
48
Primary Source Transcriptions
55
Primary Source Image List
61
Copyright

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