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ERIC Number: ED001602
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 53
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THE ROLE OF THE NEGRO IN AMERICA'S STORY, BOOK II. FROM THE BEGINNINGS TO FREEDOM.
ANDERSON, MARY; AND OTHERS
AS A SUPPLEMENT TO THE PRESENT FIFTH GRADE COURSES IN U.S. HISTORY, THE GUIDE SHOULD BE INTEGRATED INTO THE TOTAL COURSE, IT IS NOT MEANT TO BE USED AS THE BASIS FOR A COURSE IN NEGRO HISTORY. THE REASONS FOR WRITING THE GUIDE INCLUDED--(1) THE HISTORY AND CONTRIBUTION OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO ARE NOT COVERED ADEQUATELY IN TEXTBOOKS AND OTHER MATERIALS, (2) THIS NEGLECT OF THE NEGRO ROLE REINFORCES STEREOTYPES, (3) TEACHERS CANNOT INCLUDE INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEGRO WITHOUT PROPER MATERIALS, (4) WHITE CHILDREN SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE NEGRO IN ORDER TO UNDERSTAND HIM, (5) NEGRO CHILDREN SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THEIR OWN HISTORY IN ORDER TO REALIZE THAT IT IS PART OF THEIR COUNTRY'S STRENGTH. TWELVE CHAPTERS WERE PRESENTED--(1) THE NEGRO IN AMERICA BEFORE THE MAYFLOWER, (2) THE NEGRO IN ENGLISH AMERICA, (3) THE BEGINNINGS OF SLAVERY, (4) THE REASONS WHY SLAVERY FLOURISHED, (5) PLANTATION LIFE, (6) A DISCUSSION OF THE NEGRO POETS, PAUL LAWRENCE DUNBAR AND PHILLIS WHEATLEY, (7) THE BEGINNING OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, (8) THE WAR ITSELF, (9) THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF BENJAMIN BANNEKER, (10) THE EFFORTS OF ABOLITIONIST FREDERICK DOUGLASS, (11) THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, AND (12) THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES. A BIBLIOGRAPHY WAS INCLUDED.
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Authoring Institution: Oakland Unified School District, CA.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (Oakland)