The New York Public Library Amazing African American History by The New York Public Library
A Book of Answers for Kids (The New York Public Library Books for Kids)

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Discover ancient African civilizations. Explore the devastating Middle Passage and see the famous March on Washington. Find the answers to your questions about African American history . . .

Did blacks fight in the Revolutionary War? See page 18.

What was the Underground Railroad? See page 30.

Who were the Buffalo Soldiers? See page 59.

What is the NAACP? See page 64.

What was the Harlem Renaissance? See page 77.

How did the civil rights movement begin? See page 112.

What was the Black Power movement? See page 131.

What is affirmative action? See page 146.
 

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THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY's bestselling reference books include The New York Public Library Desk Reference, The New York Public Library Book of Answers, and The New York Public Library Student's Desk Reference. DIANE PATRICK is the award-winning author of many books for children, including biographies of Colin Powell, Walter Dean Myers, and Toni Morrison.
 
Published December 15, 1997 by Wiley. 176 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Education & Reference, Children's Books, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Yet only six copies of it exist, as far as I can tell, none of them available on the Internet.^3 If Google missed this book, and other books like it, the researcher who relied on Google would never be able to locate certain works of great importance.

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Stephen Spielberg's film accurately portrays President Lincoln's vital concern for the passage of the 13th Amendment by February 1865, two months before the expected Confederacy surrender.

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