Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835

Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835

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A gripping narrative history of the explosive events that drew together Francis Scott Key, Andrew Jackson, and an 18-year-old slave on trial for attempted murder.

In 1835, the city of Washington pulsed with change. As newly freed African Americans from the South poured in, free blacks outnumbered slaves for the first time. Radical notions of abolishing slavery circulated on the city's streets, and white residents were forced to confront new ideas of what the nation's… (more)

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Publisher: Anchor (July 03, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 6.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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