The Resource Cincinnati's underground railroad, Richard Cooper and Dr. Eric R. Jackson, (ebook)

Cincinnati's underground railroad, Richard Cooper and Dr. Eric R. Jackson, (ebook)

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Cincinnati's underground railroad
Title
Cincinnati's underground railroad
Statement of responsibility
Richard Cooper and Dr. Eric R. Jackson
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Language
eng
Summary
Nearly a century after the American Revolution, the waters of the Ohio River provided a real and complex barrier for the United States to navigate. While this waterway was a symbol of freedom and equality for thousands of enslaved black Americans who had escaped from the horrible institution of enslavement, the Ohio River was also used to transport thousands of slaves down the river to the Deep South. Due to Cincinnati's location on the banks of the river, the city's economy was tied to the slave society in the South. However, a special cadre of individuals became very active in the quest for freedom undertaken by African American fugitives on their journeys to the North. Thanks to spearheading by this group of Cincinnatian trailblazers, the "Queen City" became a primary destination on the Underground Railroad, the first multiethnic, multiracial, multiclass human-rights movement in the history of the United States
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1981-
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Cooper, Richard
Dewey number
977.1/7803
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1965-
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  • Jackson, Eric
  • hoopla digital
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  • Abolitionists
  • Antislavery movements
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Underground Railroad
  • Cincinnati (Ohio)
  • Cincinnati (Ohio)
Target audience
adult
Label
Cincinnati's underground railroad, Richard Cooper and Dr. Eric R. Jackson, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439644614
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11454685
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11454685
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MWT11454685
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Cincinnati's underground railroad, Richard Cooper and Dr. Eric R. Jackson, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439644614
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11454685
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11454685
System control number
MWT11454685
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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