In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives

By DAVIS, Kenneth C.

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9781101891742
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Listening Library


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Reviewed on February 1, 2017  |  DVDs and Audio

Gr 6 Up—Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Jackson were all slave owners, as were most of the Founding Fathers. Slavery is at the heart of our country's history, and Davis (Don't Know Much About History) addresses this sad fact. His fascinating and informative narrative tells the stories of Billy Lee, Ona Judge, Isaac Granger, Paul Jennings, and Alfred Jackson—all of whom were enslaved by and served presidents. These individuals were witnesses to gr...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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