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Yes, Lord, I know the road : a documentary history of African Americans in South Carolina, 1526-2008 / edited by J. Brent Morris.

Morris, J. Brent, (editor.).

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  • 10 of 14 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Anderson - Anderson Main Library SC 975.7004 Yes (Text) 22960001366284 Adult SC Archives Storage -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library SC R 975.7004 Yes (Text) 22960001388395 Adult SC Reference Available -
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch 975.7096 YES (Text) 0530011123961 Adult Local History Collection Checked out 02/16/2021
Beaufort - Beaufort District Collection SC 975.7096 YES 2017 (Text) 0530005629456 Beaufort District Collection - Reference Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch 975.7096 YES (Text) 0530005628509 Adult Non-Fiction Reshelving -
Chester - Main Library 975.7 YES (Text) 35301003204519 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Main Library SCR 305.896 Morris (Text) 33172006205379 Adult South Carolina Reference Available -
Harvin-Clarendon - Library SC 975.7 Ye (Text) 20809100076272 Adult South Carolina Non-Fiction Available -
Kershaw - Bethune Library SC 975.7 MOR (Text) 33255003432052 Adult South Carolina Non-Fiction Available -
Kershaw - Camden Library SC 975.7 MOR (Text) 33255003387769 Adult South Carolina Non-Fiction In transit -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781611177305
  • ISBN: 1611177308
  • ISBN: 9781611177312
  • ISBN: 1611177316
  • Physical Description: xvi, 232 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina : University of South Carolina Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Chapter 1. "The people commonly called Negroes" : becoming African American in South Carolina. The rebellion of San Miguel de Guadalpe -- The king buzzard -- The Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina -- Governor announces black majority -- Governor urges curtailing of the African slave trade -- An act for the better ordering and governing of negroes and slaves -- The Stono Insurrection described by a descendant of the leader -- Chapter 2. "De bless fa true, dem wa da wok haad" : the development of South Carolina's slave society. An act for the better ordering and governing of negroes and other slaves in this province -- Two poetic views of miscegenation -- Henry Laurens discusses ethnic preference of slave purchases -- The dangers of slavery -- Henry Laurens urges emancipation -- An act for the regulation of the militia of this state -- Continental Congress proposes arming slaves -- Years of the Haitian Revolution in Charleston -- The Gullah beatitudes -- Slave literacy law -- Old man Hildebrand -- The "positive good" of slavery -- The mudsill theory --
Chapter 3. "A jubilee of freedom" : liberty and emancipation in South Carolina. Boston king recalls his joining the British Army -- David George founds the Silver Bluff Church -- The conversion of John Marrant -- Testimony of the Vesey plot -- Our wretchedness in consequence of the preachers of the religion of Jesus Christ -- Rules and regulations of the Brown Fellowship Society -- Charles Ball describes his escape from slavery through South Carolina -- Description of a maroon camp -- Susie King Taylor remembers the Thirty-third USCT -- Robert Smalls captures the CSS Planter -- Charlotte Forten teaches freedmen on the Sea Island -- The terrible massacre at Fort Wagner -- Sherman consults African American leaders ahead of Special Field Order No. 15 -- Freed slaves parade in Charleston -- Chapter 4. "All men are born free and equal" : the era of Reconstruction. South Carolina "Black Codes" -- Address of the State Colored Convention to the white inhabitants of South Carolina -- Freedmen's Bureau marriage rules -- Cardozo's speech advocating land redistribution -- The South Carolina Constitution -- Reports of outrages committed by whites against freedmen -- Robert Brown Elliott on the Civil Rights Bill -- Benjamin McElmarray's testimony regarding the Ellenton Riot --
Chapter 5. "Each tomorrow will find us farther than today" : black life in the New South. Black republicans visit President-Elect -- Robert Smalls warns against disfranchisement at the Constitutional Convention -- The lynching of postmaster Frazier Baker -- Our returned negro soldiers -- The kind of democracy the negro race expects -- Colored teachers in Charleston schools -- Negro farmers in South Carolina -- The goal -- Modjeska Monteith Simkins challenges governor over white supremacy -- Southern schrecklichkeit -- Chapter 6. "We shall overcome" : the African American revolution in the Palmetto State. I'll overcome some day -- The Progressive Democratic Party urges boycott of democratic polling places -- Majority opinion in Elmore v. Rice -- The negro in America today -- Septima Clark recalls her firing over membership in the NAACP -- Freedom rider remembers first blood in South Carolina -- Demands of black Charlestonians -- Chapter 7. "Common ground" : a new generation of black South Carolinians. Keep hope alive -- Never had it made -- NAACP boycott resolution -- Race is still an issue -- We stood there -- Barack Obama's South Carolina primary victory speech.
Summary, etc.:
The first comprehensive five-century chronicle of the South Carolina African American experience.
Subject: African Americans > South Carolina > History > Sources.
South Carolina > History.
HISTORY / African American.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Colonialism & Post-Colonialism.

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