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American Slavery.

By: Felgar, Robert.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Historical Explorations of Literature: Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2014Description: 1 online resource (270 p.).ISBN: 9781610696487.Subject(s): American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895. Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave | Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann), 1813-1897. Incidents in the life of a slave girl | Slavery -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources | Slavery in literature | Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Uncle Tom’s cabin | Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Adventures of Huckleberry FinnGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: American Slavery: A Historical Exploration of LiteratureDDC classification: 810.9 | 810.93552 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; I Introduction; II Chronology; III Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself (1845); Historical Background; About Frederick Douglass; Historical Explorations: Overseers; From Frederick Douglass, The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (1892); From Frederick Law Olmsted, The Cotton Kingdom (1861); From Two Letters from The Farmers' Register; Discussion Questions; Suggested Readings; Historical Explorations: Nineteenth-Century American Schoolbooks
From The Columbian Orator, ""Dialogue between a Master and Slave"" (1797)From ""A Discourse Delivered before the New York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves"" April 12, 1797, by Rev. Samuel Miller; From ""Part of Mr. O'Connor's Speech in the Irish House of Commons, in Favor of the Bill for Emancipating the Roman Catholics, 1795,"" The Columbian Orator; Discussion Questions; Suggested Readings; Areas for Research; Why We Read Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Today; IV Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852); Historical Background; About Harriet Beecher Stowe
Historical Explorations: Slave AuctionsFrom Solomon Northup, Twelve Years a Slave (1853); From Henry Bibb, Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave (1849); From Sojourner Truth, Narrative of Sojourner Truth: A Northern Slave (1850); Discussion Questions; Suggested Readings; Historical Explorations: Underground Railroad; From Levi Coffin, Reminiscences of Levi Coffin (1880); From William Still, The Underground Railroad (1872); From Josiah Henson, The Life of Josiah Henson (1849); Discussion Questions; Suggested Readings; Areas for Research
Why We Read Uncle Tom's Cabin TodayV Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861); Historical Background; About Harriet Jacobs; Historical Explorations: Nat Turner's Rebellion; From Thomas R. Gray, The Confessions of Nat Turner (1831); Two Articles from North Carolina-Reporting on Nat Turner: Raleigh Register, Sept. 1, 1831; Reporting on Nat Turner: North Carolina Star, Sept. 1, 1831; From Thomas Wentworth Higginson, ""Nat Turner's Insurrection,"" The Atlantic (1861); Discussion Questions; Suggested Readings; Historical Explorations: The Fugitive Slave Law (1850)
The Fugitive Slave Act, September 18, 1850From Ralph Waldo Emerson's Speech on the Fugitive Slave Law (1851); From Frederick Douglass's Speech on the Fugitive Slave Law (1852); Discussion Questions; Suggested Readings; Historical Explorations: Nineteenth-Century Views of Slavery; From Angela Emily Grimké, An Appeal to the Christian Women of the South (1836); From Lydia Maria Child, An Appeal in Favor of That Class of Americans Called Africans (1836); From John C. Calhoun, ""Slavery a Positive Good"" (1837); Discussion Questions; Suggested Readings; Areas for Research
Why We Read Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Today
Summary: Utilizing key selections from American literature, this volume aligns with ELA Common Core Standards to give students a fresh perspective on and a keener understanding of slavery in the United States.
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Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; I Introduction; II Chronology; III Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself (1845); Historical Background; About Frederick Douglass; Historical Explorations: Overseers; From Frederick Douglass, The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (1892); From Frederick Law Olmsted, The Cotton Kingdom (1861); From Two Letters from The Farmers' Register; Discussion Questions; Suggested Readings; Historical Explorations: Nineteenth-Century American Schoolbooks

From The Columbian Orator, ""Dialogue between a Master and Slave"" (1797)From ""A Discourse Delivered before the New York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves"" April 12, 1797, by Rev. Samuel Miller; From ""Part of Mr. O'Connor's Speech in the Irish House of Commons, in Favor of the Bill for Emancipating the Roman Catholics, 1795,"" The Columbian Orator; Discussion Questions; Suggested Readings; Areas for Research; Why We Read Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Today; IV Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852); Historical Background; About Harriet Beecher Stowe

Historical Explorations: Slave AuctionsFrom Solomon Northup, Twelve Years a Slave (1853); From Henry Bibb, Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave (1849); From Sojourner Truth, Narrative of Sojourner Truth: A Northern Slave (1850); Discussion Questions; Suggested Readings; Historical Explorations: Underground Railroad; From Levi Coffin, Reminiscences of Levi Coffin (1880); From William Still, The Underground Railroad (1872); From Josiah Henson, The Life of Josiah Henson (1849); Discussion Questions; Suggested Readings; Areas for Research

Why We Read Uncle Tom's Cabin TodayV Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861); Historical Background; About Harriet Jacobs; Historical Explorations: Nat Turner's Rebellion; From Thomas R. Gray, The Confessions of Nat Turner (1831); Two Articles from North Carolina-Reporting on Nat Turner: Raleigh Register, Sept. 1, 1831; Reporting on Nat Turner: North Carolina Star, Sept. 1, 1831; From Thomas Wentworth Higginson, ""Nat Turner's Insurrection,"" The Atlantic (1861); Discussion Questions; Suggested Readings; Historical Explorations: The Fugitive Slave Law (1850)

The Fugitive Slave Act, September 18, 1850From Ralph Waldo Emerson's Speech on the Fugitive Slave Law (1851); From Frederick Douglass's Speech on the Fugitive Slave Law (1852); Discussion Questions; Suggested Readings; Historical Explorations: Nineteenth-Century Views of Slavery; From Angela Emily Grimké, An Appeal to the Christian Women of the South (1836); From Lydia Maria Child, An Appeal in Favor of That Class of Americans Called Africans (1836); From John C. Calhoun, ""Slavery a Positive Good"" (1837); Discussion Questions; Suggested Readings; Areas for Research

Why We Read Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Today

Utilizing key selections from American literature, this volume aligns with ELA Common Core Standards to give students a fresh perspective on and a keener understanding of slavery in the United States.

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<p> Robert Felgar , PhD, is professor of English and department head at Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL.</p>

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