Black Men Built the Capitol: Discovering African-American History In and Around Washington, D.C.
Super Savings Item! Save 34% on the Black Men Built the Capitol: Discovering African-American History In and Around Washington, D.C. by Lyons Press at Birzula. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. A story most Americans don't know.*Slaves built the Capitol, White House, and other important Washington structures*The National Mall sits on the
A story most Americans don't know.
*Slaves built the Capitol, White House, and other important Washington structures
*The National Mall sits on the site of the city's once-bustling slave market
*The grounds that are now Arlington National Cemetery were once a self-sustaining village for former slaves
Millions of people visit the National Mall, the White House, and the U.S. Capitol each year. If they only hear the standard story, a big question remains: Where's the black history? Packed with new information and archival photos, Black Men Built the Capitol answers this question.
|Item Size:||0.66 x 9 x 9 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.79 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.79 x 0.51 x 0.51 inches|
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