American slavery, American freedom : the ordeal of colonial Virginia : with a new introduction by the author /
The men who came together to found the independent United States either held slaves or were willing to join hands with those who did. George Washington, hero of the Revolution, was the master of several hundred slaves. Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, owned more than 200...
New York :
History Book Club,
|Edition:||Francis Parkman Prize ed.|