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During this epic, superbly written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning writer Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of many nice untold tales of yank background: the decades-long migration of black voters who fled the South for northern and western towns, looking for a greater lifestyles. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of just about six million humans replaced the face of the US.
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Ch. 1 George Washington 12
Ch. 2 John Adams 20
Ch. three Thomas Jefferson 27
Ch. four John Jay 34
Ch. five James Madison 38
Ch. 6 Alexander Hamilton 44
Ch. 7 John Marshall 50
Ch. eight James Monroe 52
Ch. nine John Quincy Adams 58
Ch. 10 Andrew Jackson 63
Ch. eleven Tecumseh 69
Ch. 12 Sequoyah 72
Ch. thirteen William Clark 74
Ch. 14 Meriwether Lewis 77
Ch. 15 Sacagawea 80
Ch. sixteen Henry Clay 84
Ch. 17 Francis Scott Key 88
Ch. 18 John C. Calhoun 91
Ch. 19 Daniel Webster 95
Ch. 20 Washington Irving 99
Ch. 21 Zachary Taylor 103
Ch. 22 James Fenimore Cooper 107
Ch. 23 Stephen F. Austin 110
Ch. 24 Sam Houston 112
Ch. 25 William Cullen Bryant 116
Ch. 26 Nat Turner 119
Ch. 27 Osceola 122
Ch. 28 William Lloyd Garrison 124
Ch. 29 Sarah and Angelina Grimké 127
Ch. 30 Frederick Douglass 130
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He never whipped her again. She seemed to be more aware of how life was harder now. Things she wouldn’t have paid attention to before, she seemed to be noticing. On her way to and from school, she passed the farm of a man named Mr. Bafford. His wife had left him to raise their son by himself, and he seemed to take out his grief on those around him. He had a yard full of trees that bore more fruit than he could ever consume or pick fast enough to sell. The peaches and apples and pears were some of the biggest and sweetest in the bottoms.
They left. 1 This was the terror from which I fled. 2 She is sitting in a cotton housedress on a baby blue, plastic-covered easy chair by the window. She is looking through a parting of the curtains at the street circus below. There they are, all scuffling beneath her: urban drug dealers, falling-down sweatpants pooling at their feet, now bent over the driver’s-side window of a late-model sedan from the suburbs; fourth-graders doing lookout for men who could be their fathers; young girls with their stomachs swelling already; middle-aged men living out of their Pontiacs; gangsters who might not make it to the weekend.
Official records corroborated those details that were indeed verifiable. But it is the larger emotional truths, the patient retelling of people’s interior lives and motivations, that are the singular gift of the accounts in this book. With the passing of the earliest and succeeding generations of migrants, it is these stories that have become the least replaceable sources of any understanding of this great movement of people out of the South to the American North and West. This book covers a span of some one hundred years.