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From slavery to freedom : a history of African Americans
Franklin, John Hope
Adult Nonfiction E185 .F825 2000

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ContentsPage
Visual Featuresp. xi
Prefacep. xvii
A Note to the Instructors about Supplementsp. xxi
About the Authorsp. xxiii
1 - Land of Their Ancestorsp. 1
Ghanap. 2
Malip. 4
Songhayp. 6
Other Statesp. 9
2 - The African Way of Lifep. 15
Political Institutionsp. 16
Economic Lifep. 18
Social Organizationp. 20
Religionp. 24
The Artsp. 27
African Culture in the Diasporap. 30
3 - The Slave Trade and the New Worldp. 33
European and Asian Interestsp. 34
Africans in the New Worldp. 37
The Big Business of Slave Tradingp. 40
One-Way Passagep. 44
Colonial Enterprise in the Caribbeanp. 50
The Plantation Systemp. 51
Slavery in Mainland Latin Americap. 57
4 - Colonial Slaveryp. 64
Virginia and Marylandp. 65
The Carolinas and Georgiap. 69
The Middle Coloniesp. 72
Blacks in Colonial New Englandp. 75
5 - That All May Be Freep. 79
Slavery and the Revolutionary Philosophyp. 80
Blacks Fighting for American Independencep. 84
The Movement to Manumit Slavesp. 91
The Conservative Reactionp. 93
6 - Blacks in the New Republicp. 96
The Black Population in 1790p. 97
Slavery and the Industrial Revolutionp. 99
Trouble in the Caribbeanp. 101
The Closing of the Slave Tradep. 104
The Search for Independencep. 105
7 - Blacks and Manifest Destinyp. 118
Frontier Influencesp. 119
Black Pioneers in the Westward Marchp. 120
The War of 1812p. 122
Emergence of the Cotton Kingdomp. 125
The Domestic Slave Tradep. 128
Persistence of the African Tradep. 136
8 - That Peculiar Institutionp. 138
Scope and Extentp. 139
The Slave Codesp. 140
Plantation Scenep. 143
Nonagricultural Pursuitsp. 150
Social Considerationsp. 151
The Slave's Reaction to Bondagep. 158
9 - Quasi-Free Blacksp. 167
American Anomalyp. 168
Economic and Social Developmentp. 172
The Struggle in the North and Westp. 184
Colonizationp. 187
10 - Slavery and Intersectional Strifep. 192
The North Attacksp. 193
Black Abolitionistsp. 199
Runaways--Overland and Undergroundp. 204
The South Strikes Backp. 210
Stress and Strain in the 1850sp. 214
11 - Civil Warp. 220
Uncertain Federal Policyp. 221
Moving toward Freedomp. 228
Confederate Policyp. 233
Blacks Fighting for the Unionp. 238
Victory!p. 243
12 - The Effort to Attain Peacep. 245
Reconstruction and the Nationp. 246
Conflicting Policiesp. 249
Relief and Rehabilitationp. 253
Economic Adjustmentp. 258
Political Currentsp. 264
13 - Losing the Peacep. 272
The Struggle for Dominationp. 273
The Overthrow of Reconstructionp. 277
The Movement for Disfranchisementp. 281
The Triumph of White Supremacyp. 286
14 - Philanthropy and Self-Helpp. 292
Northern Philanthropy and African-American Educationp. 293
The Age of Booker T. Washingtonp. 299
Struggles in the Economic Spherep. 307
Social and Cultural Growthp. 313
15 - The Color Linep. 326
The New American Imperialismp. 327
America's Empire of People of Colorp. 335
Urban Problemsp. 340
The Pattern of Violencep. 345
New Solutions for Old Problemsp. 350
16 - In Pursuit of Democracyp. 357
World War Ip. 358
The Enlistment of African Americansp. 360
Service Overseasp. 366
On the Home Frontp. 374
17 - Democracy Escapesp. 382
The Reactionp. 383
The Voice of Protest Risesp. 392
18 - The Harlem Renaissancep. 400
Socioeconomic Problems and African-American Literaturep. 401
Harlem, the Seat and Centerp. 404
The Circle Widensp. 415
19 - The New Dealp. 418
Depressionp. 419
Political Regenerationp. 422
Roosevelt's "Black Cabinet"p. 429
Government Agencies and Relief for Blacksp. 432
Black Labor and the Unionsp. 439
20 - The American Dilemmap. 444
Trends in Educationp. 445
Opportunities for Self-Expressionp. 455
The World of African Americansp. 464
One World or Two?p. 470
21 - Fighting for the Four Freedomsp. 475
Arsenal of Democracyp. 476
Blacks in the Servicep. 481
The Home Firesp. 492
The United Nations and Human Welfarep. 499
22 - African Americans in the Cold War Erap. 505
Progressp. 506
Reactionp. 511
Urbanization and Its Consequencesp. 515
23 - The Black Revolutionp. 522
The Road to Revolutionp. 523
The Beginningsp. 526
Marching for Freedomp. 532
The Illusion of Equalityp. 538
Revolution at High Tidep. 549
Balance Sheet of the Revolutionp. 559
24 - Reaction and Progressp. 563
The Reagan Yearsp. 564
A New Economic and Political Thrustp. 570
The Bush Quadrenniump. 574
Writers and Artists in Later Yearsp. 580
Heard and Seen by Millionsp. 590
25 - Half Century of Changep. 602
Stirringsp. 603
"On the Pulse of Morning"p. 612
Race-Based Politicsp. 614
Enlarging Educational Opportunitiesp. 616
African Americans and the Worldp. 619
Bibliographical Notesp. 637
Appendixesp. 686
Acknowledgmentsp. 704
Indexp. 705


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