Answering the Cry for Freedom: Stories of African Americans and the American Revolution Gretchen Woelfle

ISBN: 9781629793061

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Answering the Cry for Freedom: Stories of African Americans and the American Revolution  by  Gretchen Woelfle

Answering the Cry for Freedom: Stories of African Americans and the American Revolution by Gretchen Woelfle
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Even as American Patriots fought for independence from British rule during the Revolutionary War, oppressive conditions remained in place for the thousands of enslaved and free African Americans living in this country. But African Americans took upMoreEven as American Patriots fought for independence from British rule during the Revolutionary War, oppressive conditions remained in place for the thousands of enslaved and free African Americans living in this country.

But African Americans took up their own fight for freedom by joining the British and American armies- preaching, speaking out, and writing about the evils of slavery- and establishing settlements in Nova Scotia and Africa. The thirteen stories featured in this collection spotlight charismatic individuals who answered the cry for freedom, focusing on the choices they made and how they changed America both then and now. Includes individual bibliographies and timelines, author note, and source notes.



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