ERIC Number: ED361464
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
In Our Own Image: An African American History.
Rochester City School District, NY.
This textbook for elementary school children is a history of African Americans from 800 A.D. to 1992 in 24 chapters. Each chapter closes with a review that lists vocabulary words to learn, and offers thinking and writing questions. Some chapters also contain activity sheets. Chapter topics include African origins, black explorers and settlers in America, the slave trade, blacks in the American Revolution, slave rebellions, participation in westward expansion, the Abolitionist Movement, the Missouri Compromise, the Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation, inventors, Reconstruction, Segregation and the struggle against it, African Americans in the Spanish American Civil War and World War I, the Harlem Renaissance, the Depression and black workers, blacks in World War II, and the struggle for equality. African and African American achievements in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s are highlighted. (Contains 73 references.) (JB)
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black Education, Black History, Black Influences, Civil War (United States), Elementary Education, Heritage Education, History Textbooks, Inventions, Racial Discrimination, Racial Segregation, Revolutionary War (United States), Slavery, United States History, World War I, World War II
Peoples Publishing Group, Inc., P.O. Box 70, Rochelle Park, NJ 07662.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rochester City School District, NY.
Identifiers - Location: Africa