Slavery: The Struggle for Freedom

Slavery: The Struggle for Freedom

James Meadows (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542160

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Description

The first enslaved Africans landed in North America in 1619 to begin a life of forced, unpaid labor, harsh living conditions, and cruel treatment. The Southern economy grew dependent on slave labor, and the terrible institution was not abolished until after the American Civil War. Although slavery ended almost 150 years ago in the United States, its legacies of racism, prejudice, and the struggle for equal treatment persist today.

Reading Level
Lexile
1050L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
X
ATOS
6.3
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
History Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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