Voices of Freedom

Voices of Freedom


  • Author: Solomon Northup, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs & Sojourner Truth
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 6041063 Bytes


Four of the most important and enduring American slave narratives together in one volume. Until slavery was abolished in 1865, millions of men, women, and children toiled under a system that stripped them of their freedom and their humanity. Much has been written about this shameful era of American history, but few books speak with as much power as the narratives written by those who experienced slavery firsthand.   The basis for the film of the same name, Twelve Years a Slave is Solomon Northup’s heartrending chronicle of injustice and brutality. Northup was born and raised a freeman in New York State—until he was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the Deep South. Before returning to his family and freedom, he suffered smallpox, the oversee...

Voices of Freedom

Voices of Freedom


  • Author: Henry Hampton & Steve Fayer
  • Release Date : 1990-01-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • File Size: 6649991 Bytes


“A vast choral pageant that recounts the momentous work of the civil rights struggle.”—The New York Times Book Review A monumental volume drawing upon nearly one thousand interviews with civil rights activists, politicians, reporters, Justice Department officials, and others, weaving a fascinating narrative of the civil rights movement told by the people who lived it Join brave and terrified youngsters walking through a jeering mob and up the steps of Central High School in Little Rock. Listen to the vivid voices of the ordinary people who manned the barricades, the laborers, the students, the housewives without whom there would have been no civil rights movements at all. In this remarkable oral history, Henry Hampton, creator an...

Voices of Freedom

Voices of Freedom


  • Author : Henry Hampton
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2011-08-03
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307574183


Voices of Freedom Book Description :

In this monumental volume, Henry Hampton, creator and executive producer of the acclaimed PBS series Eyes on the Prize, and Steve Fayer, series writer, draw upon nearly one thousand interviews with civil rights activists, politicians, reporters, Justice Department officials, and hundreds of ordinary people who took part in the struggle, weaving a fascinating narrative of the civil rights movement told by the people who lived it. Join brave and terrified youngsters walking through a jeering mob and up the steps of Central High School in Little Rock. Listen to the vivid voices of the ordinary people who manned the barricades, the laborers, the students, the housewives without whom there would have been no civil rights movements at all. This remarkable ...

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Voices of Freedom


  • Author : Eric Foner
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0393922928


Voices of Freedom Book Description :

The best-selling companion reader to the Give Me Liberty! family of books....

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Voices of Freedom


  • Author : Eric Foner
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2016-11-15
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0393614506


Voices of Freedom Book Description :

Voices of Freedom: A Documentary History is the only reader with a thematic focus on American freedom in its many dimensions. The organization of this compact, unintimidating collection of primary source documents mirrors that of the enormously successful Give Me Liberty! family of U.S. survey texts, and has been fully updated to match the Fifth Edition. Affordable and an exceptional value when packaged with Give Me Liberty!, Voices of Freedom is now available for the first time in an alternative ebook format....

Voices of Freedom

Voices of Freedom


  • Author : Bill Bliss
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: English language
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0130356840


Voices of Freedom Book Description :

This popular content-based citizenship offers comprehensive preparation for the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) interview and Civics/ English exam. It also features exciting new activities to promote students' participation in the political process. -- Covers government and history curriculum in a very simple, easy-to-read format. -- Is specifically designed for students whose limited language skills prevent them from using standard citizenship materials. -- Covers all the information required by the INS, and introduces students to basic English grammar and vocabulary. -- Offers students critically important practice using functional interview skills. -- Includes numerous civic participation activities to help students become familiar wi...