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Author Jenkins, Wilbert L., 1953-

Title Climbing up to glory : a short history of African Americans during the Civil War and Reconstruction / Wilbert L. Jenkins
Published Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 2002

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Description xv, 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Abraham Lincoln: A Reluctant Friend -- Ch. 2. Unwanted Participants: Service in the War -- Ch. 3. "Free at Last": The Shackles Are Broken -- Ch. 4. A "Working Class of People": The Struggle to Gain Economic Independence -- Ch. 5. "We Can Now Live as One": The Reunification of the Family -- Ch. 6. "Get Us Some Education": The Efforts of Blacks to Educate Themselves -- Ch. 7. "Our Own Houses of Worship": Black Churches during Reconstruction -- Ch. 8. "We Intend to Have Our Rights": Political and Social Activists in Post-Civil War America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-272) and index
Subject Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877.
African Americans -- History -- To 1863.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans.
LC no. 2002017619
ISBN 0842028161 alkaline paper
084202817X paperback alkaline paper
Other Titles Short history of African Americans during the Civil War and Reconstruction
African Americans during the Civil War and Reconstruction