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Yes, you're familiar with Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. But what about William Carney, Charlotte Forten, Francis Dumas, and 15 other African-Americans who played key roles during the War Between the States?
African-American Heroes of the Civil War brings to light the stories and contributions of 20 individuals who made a difference during America's bloodiest conflict. Six in-depth biographies cover:
- Andre Cailloux
- William Carney
- Robert Smalls
- Frederick Douglass
- Harriet Tubman
- Charlotte Forten
Fourteen additional mini-biographies capture the stories of other African-Americans who fought or worked for victory during the war. Extensive teacher materials include worksheets for building comprehension skills, suggestions for a culminating assessment project, and more. Photos, puzzles, and graphics throughout the text make African-American Heroes of the Civil War a complete compendium of this often overlooked facet of American history. A perfect supplement to history, ELA, and even life skills classes.
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