Dark sky rising: Reconstruction and the dawn of Jim Crow

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Scholastic Focus,
Pub. Date:
[2019]
Language:
English
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presents a journey through America's past and our nation's attempts at renewal in this look at the Civil War's conclusion, Reconstruction, and the rise of Jim Crow segregation. This is a story about America during and after Reconstruction, one of history's most pivotal and misunderstood chapters. In a stirring account of emancipation, the struggle for citizenship and national reunion, and the advent of racial segregation, the renowned Harvard scholar delivers a book that is illuminating and timely. Real-life accounts drive the narrative, spanning the half century between the Civil War and Birth of a Nation . Here, you will come face-to-face with the people and events of Reconstruction's noble democratic experiment, its tragic undermining, and the drawing of a new "color line" in the long Jim Crow era that followed. In introducing young readers to them, and to the resiliency of the African American people at times of progress and betrayal, Professor Gates shares a history that remains vitally relevant today.
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ISBN:
9781338262049
9781338330700
Accelerated Reader:
MG+
Level 8.7, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
1200L
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subject_facet African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877, African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877 -- Juvenile literature, African Americans -- Segregation -- Southern States -- History, African Americans -- Segregation -- Southern States -- History -- Juvenile literature, African Americans -- Social conditions -- 19th century, African Americans -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature, Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877), Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Juvenile literature, Southern States -- Race relations -- History, Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- Juvenile literature
title_display Dark sky rising : Reconstruction and the dawn of Jim Crow
title_full Dark sky rising : Reconstruction and the dawn of Jim Crow / Henry Louis Gates, Jr ; with Tonya Bolden, Dark sky rising : Reconstruction and the dawn of Jim Crow [electronic resource] / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. with Tonya Bolden
title_short Dark sky rising :
title_sub Reconstruction and the dawn of Jim Crow
topic_facet African Americans, History, Race relations, Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877), Segregation, Social conditions