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Capital days: Michael Shiner's journal and the growth of our nation's capital

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Pub. Date:
2015.
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
1140L
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"Michael Shiner's Capital Days introduces young readers to Washington, D.C., during the early to mid-19th century. Spanning more than 60 years, the story of Michael Shiner (1805-1880) highlights a period of immense change in our country and its capital. Covering the burning of the city during the War of 1812, the rebuilding of the Capitol and White House, the raising of the Washington Monument, and on through the Civil War, the end of slavery, and numerous other 'capital days, ' this book offers readers fresh insights and background on how our nation's capital came to be. The book includes excerpts from Shiner's diary, other primary sources, archival images, and a timeline. Much as she did in Maritcha and Searching for Sarah Rector, award-winning author Tonya Bolden expertly examines the intricacies of American history through the lens of one relatable person's life"--
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9781419707339
9781613126875
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subject_facetAfrican Americans -- Washington (D.C.)
Biographies
Freedmen
Shiner, Michael, -- 1805-1880
Slaves
Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 19th century
Washington (D.C.) -- Race relations
title_displayCapital days : Michael Shiner's journal and the growth of our nation's capital
title_fullCapital Days Michael Shiner's Journal and the Growth of Our Nation's Capital
Capital days : Michael Shiner's journal and the growth of our nation's capital / Tonya Bolden
title_shortCapital days
title_subMichael Shiner's journal and the growth of our nation's capital
topic_facetAfrican Americans
Biography & Autobiography
Freedmen
History
Juvenile Nonfiction
Race relations
Shiner, Michael
Slaves
Sociology