A Kid's Guide to African American History: More than 70 by Nancy I. Sanders

By Nancy I. Sanders

What do most of these humans have in universal: the 1st guy to die within the American Revolution, a onetime leader of the Crow kingdom, the inventors of peanut butter and the moveable X-ray computer, and the 1st individual to make a wood clock in this state? They have been all nice African american citizens. for fogeys and lecturers drawn to fostering cultural expertise between young ones of all races, this ebook contains greater than 70 hands-on actions, songs, and video games that educate children concerning the humans, stories, and occasions that formed African American background. This multiplied variation comprises new fabric all through, together with more information and biographies. youngsters could have enjoyable designing an African masks, creating a medallion like these worn by way of early abolitionists, enjoying the rhyming online game "Juba," inventing Brer Rabbit riddles, and making a team spirit cup for Kwanzaa. alongside the way in which they're going to know about inspiring African American artists, inventors, and heroes like Harriet Tubman, Benjamin Banneker, Rosa Parks, Langston Hughes, and Louis Armstrong, to call a number of.

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There were separate areas for the men, women, and children. Often, during the trip, there was a shortage of food and water. Diseases such as smallpox and other fevers swept through the ship, killing many of the people on board. Landing in America Slave ships often landed first in the West Indies. These islands are south of Florida. There were many large plantations in the West Indies that grew crops such as sugar and indigo. They also bought a lot of slaves. When the slave ships later landed in North America, the slaves were taken to be sold at the slave markets, which often took place at the county courthouse.

They sailed close by to attack, but soon found themselves surrounded by three British ships. It was a trap! The crew on the Royal Louis knew they could either sink or surrender. They lowered their American flag to surrender and became prisoners of the British. For Forten, it was a frightening time. British sailors often sold African American prisoners into slavery. He and the other sailors were taken onto one of the British ships where they were inspected and the men were separated from the boys.

Conditions were unbearable. There were separate areas for the men, women, and children. Often, during the trip, there was a shortage of food and water. Diseases such as smallpox and other fevers swept through the ship, killing many of the people on board. Landing in America Slave ships often landed first in the West Indies. These islands are south of Florida. There were many large plantations in the West Indies that grew crops such as sugar and indigo. They also bought a lot of slaves. When the slave ships later landed in North America, the slaves were taken to be sold at the slave markets, which often took place at the county courthouse.

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