The African American years /

Main Author: Stepto, Gabriel.
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Scribner, c2003.
Series: Chronologies of American history and experience.
Online Access: Search online version
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Table of Contents:
  • The Colonial Period and the Revolutionary War. The first Africans to arrive in the New World
  • Free African Americans in the United States
  • African American soldiers in the Colonial Period
  • The debate over slavery in the United States
  • The Civil war. The final century of slavery in the United States
  • African Americans and the Civil War
  • Reconstruction. Reconstruction and the rise of Jim Crow
  • African Americans in political office
  • African Americans on the frontier
  • African American newspapers and periodicals
  • The long journey toward integration. African Americans and the law
  • The education of African Americans
  • The ongoing effort for inclusion in the military
  • African Americans in the Modern Era. Migration, industrialization, and the city
  • The history of African American music
  • African American folklore and folkways
  • The African American literary experience
  • The African American family
  • The African American religious experience
  • African Americans coming to the fore of American identity. The Civil rights struggle: from nonviolence to black power
  • The African American intellectual experience
  • African Americans in the sciences
  • African American labor history
  • The art of African Americans
  • The close of the twentieth century and beyond.