A Student's Guide to African American Genealogy

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This major contribution to young adult genealogy studies helps create ethnic pride, self-esteem, and awareness of the extraordinary accomplishments each ethnic group has brought to the American experience. Designed for use in grades 6-12, this important series explores the creation of the American people while promoting the use and understanding of solid research techniques. Oryx American Family Tree Series enhances the social studies curriculum, especially the thematic strands in the New Curriculum Standards for...

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Overview

This major contribution to young adult genealogy studies helps create ethnic pride, self-esteem, and awareness of the extraordinary accomplishments each ethnic group has brought to the American experience. Designed for use in grades 6-12, this important series explores the creation of the American people while promoting the use and understanding of solid research techniques. Oryx American Family Tree Series enhances the social studies curriculum, especially the thematic strands in the New Curriculum Standards for Social Studies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780897749725
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/15/1995
  • Series: Oryx American Family Tree Series
  • Pages: 194
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

ANNE E. JOHNSON holds a degree from the University of Wisconsin. She has spent many years researching and performing traditional ballads and songs from the British Isles and Ireland.

ADAM MERTON COOPER holds a degree from the University of Wisconsin. He became interested in African linguistics and the cultural diaspora when he began to trace his own genealogy as a child.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 A Heritage to Celebrate 1
Ch. 2 Immigration in Chains 25
Ch. 3 Freedom and the African Cultural Diaspora 49
Ch. 4 Getting Started on Your Search 91
Ch. 5 The Census, and What It Doesn't Tell 116
Ch. 6 Searching for Slaves 131
Ch. 7 High-Tech Genealogy 144
Ch. 8 Nontraditional Families and Family Issues 149
Ch. 9 Preserving Your Family History 156
Glossary 166
Index 168
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