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Author Sanders, Nancy I.

Title America's black founders : revolutionary heroes and early leaders : with 21 activities / Nancy I. Sanders.

Imprint Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, c2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 973.0496 SAN    Available
 GDL Library Connection Children's Non-fiction    j 973.0496 SAN    Available
Description 150 p. : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-139) and index.
Contents When in the course of human events : colonial days : stuff a straw mattress : weave a fanner -- It becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands : years of unrest : make a stamp : draw a political cartoon -- We hold these truths to be self-evident : beginnings of war : pen a patriotic poem : write a new verse for "Yankee Doodle" -- That all men are created equal : the American Revolution : design a flag : read the Declaration : bake firecakes : explore your family tree : cook pepper pot soup : make homemade salt -- That they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights : African Americans as citizens : paint a historic picture : celebrate Constitution Day : map a capital city : write a government official : organize a helpful event : write a petition -- Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness : African Americans lead the way : craft a clay pot : form a literary society : publish a newspaper.
Summary Celebrates the lesser-known lives and contributions of early African-American men and women, in a volume that features such complementary activities as recipes for colonial foods and advice for petitioning the government.
Subject African American leadership -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.
African American leadership -- History -- 18th century -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs -- Juvenile literature.
African American leadership -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
African American leadership -- History -- 19th century -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- History -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- History -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781556528118 (pbk.)
1556528116 (pbk.)

 
    
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