America's Black Founders by Nancy I. Sanders

Childrens Literature

By Nancy I. Sanders

Celebrating the lesser recognized yet major lives and contributions of our nation’s early African American leaders, this multicultural supplement to such a lot children’s books at the American Revolution covers a large spectrum of topics, together with army, artwork, faith, and technological know-how. Weaving the histories of dozens of fellows and women—soldiers, sailors, ministers, poets, retailers, medical professionals, and different neighborhood leaders—to adequately realize them one of the founders of the USA of the USA, this article offers a greater feel of what those participants finished and the days during which they lived. actions comprise celebrating structure Day, cooking colonial meals, publishing a newspaper, petitioning their executive, and extra. This worthwhile source additionally features a time line of important occasions, an inventory of old websites to go to or discover on-line, and net assets for extra learn.

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Even though the British won the day, they suffered much heavier losses than the patriots. Many of their officers had been killed. The event became known as the Battle of Bunker Hill. ” Once thought to be Barzillai Lew, historians now credit this portrait as an unknown musician from the era following the American Revolution. S. Department of State, Washington, DC African American patriots such as Barzillai Lew, Peter Salem, and Salem Poor fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Courtesy National Archives (148-GW-448) 45 Write a New Verse for “Yankee Doodle” Yankee Doodle went to town, Riding on a pony.

Decide which type of flagpole you will use to display your flag. Determine whether your flag will hang from the side or from the top. 3. Draw a design on scratch paper that you would like to use to decorate your flag. 54 4. When you are satisfied with the design, draw the picture lightly on the fabric with your pencil. 5. Using a protected work surface, paint the design on the fabric with fabric markers or paint. Allow to dry. 6. If you plan to display your flag on a flagpole, use fabric scraps to sew tabs on your flag to slide over the flag pole.

Phillis Wheatley was the first African American to publish a book. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral hit the printing presses in 1773. She was also a fiery patriot who hoped that the American Revolution would bring an end to slavery. Driven by these hopes and passionate beliefs, she determined to use her pen and influence her world for the cause of freedom. Courtesy of Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections, LC-USZ62-12533 28 Camp Meetings in the Forest While trouble was brewing throughout the original colonies, Richard Allen experienced troubles of his own.

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