Days of Jubilee

Days of Jubilee

The End of Slavery in the United States

Book - 2003
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The McKissacks introduce young readers to the pivotal events leading up to and including the long awaited and glorious Days of Jubilee.

For two and a half centuries African-American slaves sang about, prayed for, and waited on their long anticipated freedom -- a day of Jubilee. But freedom didn't come for slaves at the same time. DAYS OF JUBILEE chronicles the various stages of U.S. emancipation beginning with those slaves who were freed for their service during the Revolutionary War, to those who were freed by the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. Using slave narratives, letters, diaries, military orders, and other documents, the McKissacks invite young readers to celebrate coming freedom and the Days of Jubilee.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2003.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780590107648
059010764X
Branch Call Number: j 973.7 MCKISSAC
Characteristics: viii, 134 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: McKissack, Fredrick

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