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text In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives

Summary
Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were “owned” by four of our greatest presidents, this book helps set the record straight about the role slavery played in the founding of America. From Billy Lee, valet to George Washington,... Read more
Contents
Introduction: Out of the Shadows -- "The Loudest Yelps for Liberty" -- Two Stolen From Africa -- Timeline 1: 1619-1700 -- "My Multatto Man William" : The Story of Billy Lee -- Timeline 2: 1702-1776 -- "Absconded from the Household of the President... Read more
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xvii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Henry Holt and Company 2016

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TADL-IPL 920 Davis 2016 in Adult Available
TADL-WOOD YA 920 DAV in Young Adult Collection Available

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