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The transatlantic slave trade : the forced migration of Africans to America (1607-1830) / Richard Alexander.

Alexander, Richard, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch E 306.3 ALE (Text) 34207002040815 Easy Non-Fiction Available -
Ligonier PL - Ligonier j 306.3 A (Text) 73571200124164 Children's Room Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781508141006 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781508141037 (library bound)
  • Physical Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The start of the slave trade -- Slavery comes to Jamestown -- Leaving Africa -- The middle passage -- Sold and separated -- Plantation life -- Searching for comfort -- The growth of slavery -- A new culture -- The end of slavery.
Summary, etc.:
Not all people who came to America from foreign countries did so seeking a better life. Some came to this country as slaves. The transatlantic slave trade brought Africans to America in chains for over two hundred years. Readers learn important facts about the transatlantic slave trade, which is an essential topic in social studies curricula. Historical images and primary sources help give readers a sense of what happened to slaves on the journey to America as well as what happened once they were put to work in this country.
Target Audience Note:
1040 Lexile.
Subject: Slave trade > America > History > Juvenile literature.
Slave trade > Africa > History > Juvenile literature.
Slavery > United States > History > Juvenile literature.

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