Freedom's children: the passage from emancipation to the great migration

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Crown Publishers,
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1st ed.
This sequel to 1998's award-winningLest We Forgetchronicles the jubilation and despair of newly freed slaves turned loose, as Frederick Douglass put it, "to the wrath of our infuriated masters." Without land, money or education, former slaves had to fend for themselves in the hostile environment of a vanquished South. Covering the period from the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation to the start of the Great Migration, Freedom's Children tells the stories of courageous African-Americans who struggled to construct schools and establish businesses while trying to reunite families scattered by slavery. Even the creation of the Freedmen's Bureau could do little to provide real help. So they learned to make their own opportunities, often in other parts of the country. Extraordinary interactive elements bring the lives of these American heroes into chilling focus. Readers can examine the "Freedman's Third Reader" used to teach former slaves to read, open a change pouch and touch "script" money paid to sharecroppers for use in the company store, peruse an account book from the Freedman's Bank, and much more. Freedom's Children is an unforgettable reading -- and interactive -- experience.
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subject_facet African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877, African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964, African Americans -- Migrations -- History -- 20th century, Freedmen -- United States -- Social conditions, Rural-urban migration -- United States -- History -- 20th century, Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States
title_display Freedom's children : the passage from emancipation to the great migration
title_full Freedom's children : the passage from emancipation to the great migration / Velma Maia Thomas
title_short Freedom's children :
title_sub the passage from emancipation to the great migration
topic_facet African Americans, Emancipation, Freedmen, History, Migrations, Rural-urban migration, Slaves, Social conditions