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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1865)
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1865)
Part 4 of 4
Series: Africans in America
Creators: WGBH Educational Foundation
Publisher: PBS
Pub. date: 3/7/2001
Lib. SRP: 150.00 USD
Ret. SRP: 0.00 USD
Format: OverDrive Video
DRM Level: Windows Media DRM
Min. Version: OverDrive app 2.0 / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
File size: 456277 KB
Duration: 01:26:48
Age Group: NR
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   History, Human Rights, Nonfiction, Documentary, TV Series
Keywords:
   african american history
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Short Description:
   

JUDGMENT DAY (1831-1861) recounts the last pre-Civil War years. The nation expands west, taking slavery with it. Black abolitionists Frederick Douglass, Rev. Jermain Loguen, and Sojourner Truth agitate for justice. Southerners threaten to secede. An 1850 compromise enacts a "fugitive slave" law. In 1857, the Supreme Court hands down the Dred Scott decision. Slaveowners seek to reopen slave trade, while abolitionists battle slave catchers.

Note: This is part 4 of a series of 4 parts.

Full Description:
   

JUDGMENT DAY (1831-1861) recounts the last pre-Civil War years. The nation expands west, taking slavery with it. Black abolitionists Frederick Douglass, Rev. Jermain Loguen, and Sojourner Truth agitate for justice. Southerners threaten to secede. An 1850 compromise enacts a "fugitive slave" law. In 1857, the Supreme Court hands down the Dred Scott decision. Slaveowners seek to reopen slave trade, while abolitionists battle slave catchers.

Note: This is part 4 of a series of 4 parts.

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Geographic Rights:
   American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, United States Minor Outlying Islands, United States, Virgin Islands, U.S.
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