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Black Freedom Struggle in the United StatesThe Black Freedom Struggle in the United States is an open access database that features approximately 1,600 selected primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. Content focuses on six different phases of Black Freedom: Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860); The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877); Jim Crow Era from 1878 to the Great Depression (1878-1932); The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945); The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (1946-1975); and The Contemporary Era (1976-2000). Sources are drawn from several ProQuest databases, including American Periodicals, Black Abolitionist Papers, ProQuest History Vault, ProQuest Congressional, Supreme Court Insight and Alexander Streetís Black Thought and Culture. Appropriate for middle school to college education.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
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