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Title:
Africans in America, 1619-1865
Author:
Olson, Kay Melchisedech.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Mankato, Minn. : Blue Earth Books, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
32 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 22 x 26 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Early Africans in America -- Life in the Old Country -- The trip over -- Arriving in America -- Surviving in America -- Keeping traditions -- Slave ship route map -- Make a family tree -- Timeline -- Famous African Americans -- Words to know -- To learn more -- Places to write and visit -- Internet Sites -- Index.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.1 1.0 62720.
ISBN:
9780736812047
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Discusses how West Africans were taken from their homeland and brought to America as slaves, the experiences slaves had in the new country, and the contributions this cultural group made to American society. Includes recipes and activities.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Early Africans in Americap. 4
Chapter 2 Life in the Old Countryp. 6
Chapter 3 The Trip Overp. 10
Chapter 4 Arriving in Americap. 14
Chapter 5 Surviving in Americap. 18
Chapter 6 Keeping Traditionsp. 24
Features
Slave Ship Route Mapp. 5
Make a Family Treep. 27
Timelinep. 28
Famous African Americansp. 29
Words to Knowp. 30
To Learn Morep. 31
Places to Write and Visitp. 31
Internet Sitesp. 32
Indexp. 32