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African Americans A Concise History

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ISBN-10: 0205809367

ISBN-13: 9780205809363

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: Darlene Clark Hine, William C. Hine, Stanley C. Harrold

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For one/two-semester, undergraduate courses in African-American History and African-American Studies.This text illuminates the central place of African Americans in U.S. history not only telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America, but also how African-American history is inseparably weaved into the greater context of American history.This updated edition brings the story up to 2008 and the historic election of the first African-American President of the United States, Barack Obama.Told through a clear, direct, and flowing narrative by leading scholars in the field, African-Americans: A Concise History draws on recent research to present black history within broad social,…    
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Book details

List price: $41.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 7/10/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.056

Darlene Clark Hine was born in Morley, Missouri on February 7, 1947. She received a BA from Roosevelt University in 1968 and a MA and PhD from Kent State University in 1970 and 1975, respectively. She is considered a leading historian of the African American experience who helped found the field of black women's history. She has taught at South Carolina State College, Purdue University, and Michigan State University. She has written numerous books including Black Victory: The Rise and Fall of the White Primary in Texas; When the Truth Is Told: Black Women's Community and Culture in Indiana, 1875-1950; Black Women in White: Racial Conflict and Cooperation in the Nursing Profession,…    

Stanley Harrold is professor of history at South Carolina State University.

Preface
About the Authors
Becoming African American
Africa
A Huge and Diverse Land
The Birthplace of Humanity
Ancient Civilizations and Old Arguments
West Africa
Kongo and Angola
West African Society and Culture
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
Middle Passage
The European Age of Exploration and Colonization
The Slave Trade in Africa
The Origins of the Atlantic Slave Trade
Growth of the Atlantic Slave Trade
The African-American Ordeal from Capture to Destination
Landing and Sale in the West Indies
Seasoning
The End of the Journey: Masters and Slaves in the Americas
The Ending of the Atlantic Slave Trade
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
Black People in Colonial North America, 1526-1763
The Peoples of Eastern North America
Black Servitude in the Chesapeake
Plantation Slavery, 1700���1750
Slave Life in Early America
Miscegenation and Creolization
The Origins of African-American Culture
Slavery in the Northern Colonies
Slavery in Spanish Florida and French Louisiana
Black Women in Colonial America
Black Resistance and Rebellion
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
Rising Expectations: African Americans and the Struggle for Independence, 1763-1783
The Crisis of the British Empire
The Declaration of Independence and African Americans
Black Enlightenment
African Americans in the War for Independence
The Revolution and Emancipation
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
African Americans in the New Nation, 1783-1820
Forces for Freedom
Forces for Slavery
The Emergence of Free Black Communities
The War of 1812
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
Slavery, Abolition, and the Quest for Freedom: the Coming of the Civil War, 1793���1861
Life in the Cotton Kingdom
The Expansion of Slavery
Slave Labor in Agriculture
House Servants and Skilled Slaves
Slave Families
The Socialization of Slaves
Religion
The Character of Slavery and Slaves
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
Free Black People in Antebellum America, 1820-1861
Demographics of Freedom
The Jacksonian Era
Limited Freedom in the North
Black Communities in the Urban North
African-American Institutions
Free African Americans in the Upper South
Free African Americans in the Deep South
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
Opposition to Slavery, 1800-1833
Abolitionism Begins in America
From Gabriel to Denmark Vesey
A Country in Turmoil
Black Abolitionist Women
The Baltimore Alliance
David Walker and Nat Turner
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
Let Your Motto Be Resistance, 1833-1850
A Rising Tide of Racism and Violence
Black Community Institutions
The American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society and the Liberty Party
A More Aggressive Abolitionism
Black Militancy
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
"And Black People Were at the Heart of It": the United States Disunites Over Slavery
The Lure of the West
Fugitive Slaves
The Rochester Convention, 1853
Nativism and the Know-Nothings
Uncle Tom's Cabin
The Kansas-Nebraska Act
Preston Brooks Attacks Charles Sumner
The Dred Scott Decision
White Northerners and Black Americans
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Abraham Lincoln and Black People
John Brown and the Raid on Harpers Ferry
The Election of Abraham Lincoln
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
The Civil War, Emancipation, and Black Reconstruction: the Second American Revolution
Liberation: African Americans and the Civil War
Lincoln's Aims
Black Men Volunteer and Are Rejected
Union Policies toward Confederate Slaves
The Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation
The Emancipation Proclamation
Black Men Fight for the Union
The Confederate Reaction to Black Soldiers
Black Men in the Union Navy
Liberators, Spies, and Guides
Violent Opposition to Black People
Refugees
Black People and the Confederacy
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
The Meaning of Freedom: the Promise of Reconstruction, 1865-1868
The End of Slavery
Land
The Freedmen's Bureau
Southern Homestead Act
Sharecropping
The Black Church
Education
Violence
The Crusade for Political and Civil Rights
Presidential Reconstruction under Andrew Johnson
Black Codes
Black Conventions
The Radical Republicans
The Fourteenth Amendment
Radical Reconstruction
The Reaction of White Southerners
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
The Meaning of Freedom: the Failure of Reconstruction, 1868-1877
Constitutional Conventions
Elections
Black Political Leaders
The Issues
Economic Issues
Black Politicians: An Evaluation
Republican Factionalism
Opposition
The Fifteenth Amendment
The Enforcement Acts
The North Loses Interest
The Freedmen's Bank
The Civil Rights Act of 1875
The End of Reconstruction
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
Glossary of Key Terms and Concepts
Bibliography
Index