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The forty acres documents

The forty acres documents

what did the United States really promise the people freed from slavery?

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Published by House of Songhay Commission for Positive Education in Baton Rouge, La .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Freedmen -- United States -- History -- Sources.,
    • Freedmen -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.2 .F67 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 122 p. :
      Number of Pages122
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1096592M
      ISBN 100910758247, 0910758239
      LC Control Number94021201

      The Forty Acre Club, nicknamed “America’s Gateway Family Nudist Club” for its proximity to the famous Gateway Arch, is a friendly club for couples and families located on 40 acres of Missouri woodlands approximately 45 miles southwest of St. Louis. Forty Acres Concerts is a non-profit tax-exempt organization whose purpose is to promote roots music in the Triangle (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) area of North regularly sponsor house concerts featuring local and regional musicians to give fans of roots music a unique listening experience that you just cannot find in the local club scene.

        Winner of the Scott O’Dell Award A Notable Children’s Book in the Field of Social Studies Maybe nobody gave freedom, and nobody could take it away like they could take away a family farm. Maybe freedom was something you claimed for other ex-slaves, Pascal and his older brother Gideon have been promised forty acres and maybe a mule.3/5(3). forty acres and maybe a mule User Review - Kirkus From Robinet (The Twins, the Pirates, and the Battle of New Orleans, , etc.), an earnest look at the human face and the human cost of Reconstruction in the South.3/5(1).

      A novel of rage and compassion, good and evil, trust and betrayal, Forty Acres is the thought-provoking story of one man's desperate attempt to escape the clutches of a terrifying new moral order. © Dwayne Alexander Smith (P) Simon & . 40 acres and maybe a mule book - Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. In this novel set in April through September of A Notable Children's Book in the Field of Social Studies Maybe., FORTY ACRES AND MAYBE A MULE/


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The phrase "Forty Acres and a Mule" described a promise many freed slaves believed the U.S. government had made at the end of the Civil War.A rumor spread throughout the South that land belonging to plantation owners would be given to former slaves so they could set up their own farms.

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