Books tagged: dred scott

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The Dark Side of the Publishing Industry: What Big Publishers Don't Want You to Know
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
In October of 2006, author Millenia Black, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against New York publishing giant, Penguin Group, U.S.A. After two years, Penguin Group settled the case out of court, and she is prohibited from ever discussing the details of the case again. THE DARK SIDE OF THE PUBLISHING INDUSTRY is a father's explosive tell-all about the case...because he's not gagged.
The Missouri Connection: Profiles of the Famous and Infamous
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The Missouri Connection is a multi-cultural book which includes more than fifty short profiles of men and women who once lived in Missouri. Through their stories, the reader will learn how politicians,entrepreneurs, scientists,and others overcame obstacles, allowing them to contribute to our nation. Read about people during the Civil War, World War I & II, Women's Right Movement, and other events.
The Blows of Yesteryear: An American Saga
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
We recall a family of real but largely forgotten women in American history. All were descendants of Elizabeth Taylor and Peter Blow. Their lives were full, far-flung and unscripted, emblematic of the nation’s course over five generations. Our women are mostly fortunate in love, and marry good men. They are motivated. They know death, even murder; and they live with slavery and its aftermath.
Roadblocks to Freedom: Slavery and Manumission in the United States South
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Considers the law of freedom suits and manumission from the point-of-view of legal procedure, evidence rules, damage awards, and trials—in addition to the abstract principles stated in the appellate decisions. The author shows that procedural and evidence roadblocks made it increasingly impossible for many slaves, or free blacks who were wrongfully held as slaves, to litigate their freedom.