Days of Jubilee

The End of Slavery in the United States

By McKissack, Patricia C. & McKissack, Pat & Dillon, Leo & Dillon, Diane & McKissack, Fredrick

Publishers Summary:
Uses slave narratives, letters, diaries, military orders, and other documents to chronicle the various stages leading to the emancipation of slaves in the United States.

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ISBN
978-0-59010-764-8
Publisher
New York : Scholastic Press, 2003.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 2003

Gr 4-8 In this readable, well-organized book, the McKissacks make extensive use of firsthand slave narratives collected in the 1930s. As well as documenting the gradual end of slavery, they discuss many other historic events and controversies, using the viewpoints recorded in Southerner Mary Chestnut's Civil War diary and other primary sources. Brief descriptions of the rise of the Ku Klux Klan, the unequal treatment of African ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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