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    FREE READ Hurry Freedom (Hurry Freedom) PDF/EBOOK ð Jerry Stanley Jerry Stanley ¼ 0 FREE READ My library maintains a shelf of featured nonfiction at the front of the children's wing The topic changes periodically When it was highlighting the diversity of California's history I chose Hurry Freedom by Jerry StanleyThe California Gold Rush brought in hordes of people from a wide variety of backgrounds Hurry Freedom looks at the African American experience The men and women who came were a mixture of slaves and free blacks In

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    DOWNLOAD ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¼ Jerry Stanley (Hurry Freedom) PDF/EBOOK ð Jerry Stanley This book is about a man’s journey from the New York to California for the gold rush his name was Mifflin Gibbs His jou

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    (Hurry Freedom) PDF/EBOOK ð Jerry Stanley DOWNLOAD ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¼ Jerry Stanley FREE READ Hurry Freedom SummaryHurry Freedom recounts the life of Mifflin Wistar Gibbs Gibbs was an African American in California and he was one of the few who kept a detailed account of their life Gibbs's story is consistent through the book but the author also includes details of the lives of other African American miners in California The book serves to retell the story of Gibbs's life so that he will be remembered as an activist who helped

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    (Hurry Freedom) PDF/EBOOK ð Jerry Stanley This book is a great informational book for young readers It is very small and concise giving the reader a uick read but leaving them with a plethora of information Hurry Freedom also incorporates real pictures from US archives such as the Library of Congress providing actual visual references that the reader may see This book also is written in third person which allows the author to not only describe Mifflin Gibbs'

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    FREE READ Hurry Freedom DOWNLOAD ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¼ Jerry Stanley Jerry Stanley ¼ 0 FREE READ This book is very informative on the happenings of the gold rush Children would enjoy this but learn from it too

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    (Hurry Freedom) PDF/EBOOK ð Jerry Stanley Stanley takes the readers on a journey through the settlement of California during the gold rush but provides a perspective unbeknownst to many The story of African Americans migrating from other parts of the United States is told; some of the

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    DOWNLOAD ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¼ Jerry Stanley Jerry Stanley ¼ 0 FREE READ FREE READ Hurry Freedom Hurry FreedomJerry StanleyThe nonfiction book Hurry Freedom by Jerry Stanley focuses on the life of an African American man named Mifflin Wistar Gibbs who went to California in search of a better life and gold in the 1800s While detailing Gibbs’ life and stories there are other African Americans that are noted in relat

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    (Hurry Freedom) PDF/EBOOK ð Jerry Stanley FREE READ Hurry Freedom This book is about a man’s journey from the New York to California for the gold rush his name was Mifflin Gibbs His journey took him from New York to Panama to San Francisco During his travels and his time at the gold rush Gibbs was dealing w

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    (Hurry Freedom) PDF/EBOOK ð Jerry Stanley Jerry Stanley ¼ 0 FREE READ Not a history buff I did not think that I would enjoy this book but I did not put it down once I definitely learned a lot from this book – a very sad part of American history Stanley used numerous resources for his book and the uotes from Gibbs’ own autobiography were very powerful Excerpts from local newspapers were also interesting The author’s voice definitely comes through and this nonfiction narrative is writ

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FREE READ ✓ Hurry Freedom DOWNLOAD ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¼ Jerry Stanley FREE READ Hurry Freedom Among the thousands drawn west by the California Gold Rush were many African Americans Some were free men and women in search of opportunity; others were slaves brought from the slave states of the South Some found freedom and we. My library maintains a shelf of featured nonfiction at the front of the children s wing The topic changes periodically When it was highlighting the diversity of California s history I chose Hurry Freedom by Jerry StanleyThe California Gold Rush brought in hordes of people from a wide variety of backgrounds Hurry Freedom looks at the African American experience The men and women who came were a mixture of slaves and free blacks In California slavery was illegal but enforcement was lax It was up to the slave to escape firstRegardless of how a person came to California there was the dangled carrot of opportunity Most people who came to California didn t become wealthy and many ended up going home with only the clothes on their backs Hurry Freedom has biographies of some of the rare success storiesThe book also covers the political atmosphere in California as the infant state struggled to take sides in the slavery issue There were those who wanted to side with the slave owners and those who didn t There were others who helped run California s very own underground railroad something I didn t know we d had hereThe book is short only 96 pages and densely packed with facts dates and photographs It is a good introduction to a fascinating piece of California history that I hope to read about in greater depth

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FREE READ ✓ Hurry Freedom DOWNLOAD ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¼ Jerry Stanley FREE READ Hurry Freedom Alth in the gold fields and growing cities of California but all faced the deeply entrenched prejudices of the eraTo tell this story Hurry Freedom focuses on the life of Mifflin Gibbs who arrived in San Francisco in 1850 and esta. This book is a great informational book for young readers It is very small and concise giving the reader a uick read but leaving them with a plethora of information Hurry Freedom also incorporates real pictures from US archives such as the Library of Congress providing actual visual references that the reader may see This book also is written in third person which allows the author to not only describe Mifflin Gibbs actions main character in the book but also the people he meets along his Gold Rush journeyHurry Freedom is an informational children s book that follows the life of Mifflin Gibbs Mifflin is a freed African American male searching to create a better life from himself and his future family In search of this life he is made aware of the Gold Rush happening in the western states such as California Mifflin jumps on this opportunity and starts his journey from New York to California The book accounts for his travels and his tribulations and triumphs once he reaches California Readers also get exposure to the difference between freed blacks and blacks who are slaves during this Gold Rush

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FREE READ ✓ Hurry Freedom DOWNLOAD ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¼ Jerry Stanley FREE READ Hurry Freedom Blished a successful boot and shoe business But Gibbs's story is than one of business and personal success With other African American San Franciscans he led a campaign to obtain eual legal and civil rights for Blacks in Californ. Stanley takes the readers on a journey through the settlement of California during the gold rush but provides a perspective unbeknownst to many The story of African Americans migrating from other parts of the United States is told some of them having escaped slavery while others were free blacks looking for a new start Although many stories and perspectives are told throughout the book Mifflin Gibbs experiences are focused on Gibbs was a free man from Pennsylvania who was self educated He decided to travel to California at the beginning of the gold rush in search of something new and in the hopes to make a difference When he arrived in California he discovered that the dig for gold was for whites only Although many African Americans were mining they were doing so as slaves or miners for white bosses Gibbs was not surprised by this and consoled himself by saying he did not travel to California in search of gold but of a new beginning The people there tolerated African American because they fulfilled the need for businesses such as hotels restaurants barber shops and clothing stores Gibbs eventually opens up boot emporium with his friend Lester in San Francisco and the two turn it into a highly successful business It is revealed that the majority of the minority were selfless saving their earnings to help pay for slaves freedoms Gibbs and Lester also begin harboring runaway slaves as a part of the Underground Railroad As the years progress California becomes an official state where slavery is not legal but many laws are passed to inhibit the rights of African Americans The political journeys of Gibbs Lester and many other members of California s African American community are followed The perseverance of this community is inspiring as they try to enhance their rights in the state of California After many attempts and the looming passage of the exclusion act a law that would not allow African Americans to come into California and would reuire all African Americans already living in California to register with the state This showed a rise in intolerance and their freedom and safety in the state began to seem futile Many African Americans including Gibbs emigrated to Victoria British Columbia Canada where they would be protected by the law eually After Gibbs and five hundred Californian Africans Americans immigrated to Canada the Civil War broke out slavery was abolished California allowed African Americans to testify and they were considered citizens of the United States Although Gibbs thought their efforts had been futile they helped to get the ball rolling and begin a change in the country Although history is not my favorite subject I enjoyed the recounting of this part of history The author provided of a story rather than a recounting of facts I think that this book would be a great addition to history lesson plans surrounding many topics

  • Library Binding
  • 96
  • Hurry Freedom
  • Jerry Stanley
  • English
  • 15 April 2018
  • 9780517800966