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The Resource Fort Mose : and the story of the man who built the first free black settlement in Colonial America, Glennette Tilley Turner

Fort Mose : and the story of the man who built the first free black settlement in Colonial America, Glennette Tilley Turner

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Fort Mose : and the story of the man who built the first free black settlement in Colonial America
Title
Fort Mose
Title remainder
and the story of the man who built the first free black settlement in Colonial America
Statement of responsibility
Glennette Tilley Turner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of Fort Mose, the first free African settlement to legally exist in what is now the United States, established in St. Augustine, Florida, in 1738, and includes over forty images, as well as notes on the uncovering of the fort
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
975.9/18
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
F319.F734
LC item number
T87 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Fort Mose : and the story of the man who built the first free black settlement in Colonial America, Glennette Tilley Turner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The story of Francisco Menendez -- His early life in Africa -- Life in England's America -- Life in Spain's America -- The building of Fort Mosé -- Slave revolts and their effect -- Petitions to the King -- Rebuilding Fort Mosé -- The demise of Fort Mosé -- Afterword: Fort Mosé today -- Glossary
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
42 p.
Isbn
9780810940567
Lccn
2009052205
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.), facsims.
System control number
  • ocn490077443
  • (OCoLC)490077443
Label
Fort Mose : and the story of the man who built the first free black settlement in Colonial America, Glennette Tilley Turner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The story of Francisco Menendez -- His early life in Africa -- Life in England's America -- Life in Spain's America -- The building of Fort Mosé -- Slave revolts and their effect -- Petitions to the King -- Rebuilding Fort Mosé -- The demise of Fort Mosé -- Afterword: Fort Mosé today -- Glossary
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
42 p.
Isbn
9780810940567
Lccn
2009052205
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.), facsims.
System control number
  • ocn490077443
  • (OCoLC)490077443

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