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Slavery's Storm (Chester the Crab's Comics with Content Series) ePub download

by Bentley Boyd

  • Author: Bentley Boyd
  • ISBN: 0972961674
  • ISBN13: 978-0972961677
  • ePub: 1575 kb | FB2: 1885 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: History
  • Publisher: Chester Comix; 3 edition (April 15, 2003)
  • Pages: 24
  • Rating: 4.4/5
  • Votes: 630
  • Format: mbr txt lrf lit
Slavery's Storm (Chester the Crab's Comics with Content Series) ePub download

Slavery in the Americas is at least 300 years old when Nat Turner is born to a slave in Virginia.

The struggle of slaves for their freedom grows in the years before the Civil War. Witness Nat Turner’s Revolt, the largest slave uprising in United States history. See how the land grab of the Mexican War opens the West to the arguments between free states and slave states. Hear the arguments in Dred Scott’s legal battle for freedom and the Supreme Court’s decision that he was not a man but a piece of property. Slavery in the Americas is at least 300 years old when Nat Turner is born to a slave in Virginia.

Bentley Boyd graduated from Harvard University with a degree in History and Literature. He has been a professional cartoonist for 15 years.

Only 6 left in stock (more on the way). Bentley Boyd graduated from Harvard University with a degree in History and Literature.

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Bentley Boyd is the author of Revolutionary Rumblings . Virginia Geography (Chester the Crab). Bentley rated a book did not like it. Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World. bookshelves: currently-reading.

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Chester the Crab explains economics using a trip to a video rental store, a safari with The Tax Hunter and the tracing of how a dollar changes forms as it goes through a suburban mall. Chester the Crab explains economics using a trip to a video rental store, a safari with The Tax Hunter and the tracing of how a dollar changes forms as it goes through a suburban mall.

Did you use another US History book as a spine Or some sort of History . Copper loves all comics, but the Chester variety is especially delicious. Dean Bowling has pulled in thousands of crabs from thousands of crab pots during his decades-long career as a commercial fisherman.

Copper loves all comics, but the Chester variety is especially delicious. And educational to boot! Stephanie Rackliffe. This week, for the first time in his life, he caught one that caused him to stop what he was doing and call his daughter, Jillian.

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Only 15 left in stock (more on the way). Topics in this book are 1) Secession and regional complexities 2) First battles (1st Manassas, Fugitive Slave Act, Richmond) 3) Naval battles and blockades 4) n Proclamation.

Bentley Boyd drew Chester the Crab for the Daily Press of Newport News, Virginia, from 1995 to 2008. He would draw Batman but finds drawing skyscrapers boring. He has also drawn elephants and donkeys as a political cartoonist, and long ago in his own classes he drew his teachers (none of them as elephants or donkeys or crabs). Bentley studied History and Literature at Harvard University and drew for the college newspaper in the distant 80s. Bentley lives in Williamsburg, Virginia, with his two sons - who love Star Wars even more than he does.

Chester the Crab's comix make history into an adventure for reluctant readers! "Slavery's Storm" tells the story of Nat Turner's Revolt, Dred Scott's legal battle and John Brown's Raid as the gathering political storm clouds darken America in the days before the Civil War. This graphic novel is an excellent way to make the political arguments over slavery understandable to today's student.
Nicearad
As a teacher, I LOVE having these comics in the classroom as a resource. The kids want to read them because they are comics, and they "accidentally" end up learning a whole lot of history along the way. The fifth graders I have now seem to really enjoy the little crab character

Love the teaching resources that accompany each comic. Love that difficult words are explained. Love having visual representations to make history come alive for kids.

In summary: love, love love!
Malodora
I use these in home schooling and they are excellent. The author has worksheets and additional material on the website as well. Highly recommended.
Monn
These have been a great addition to our history curriculum as we are studying the Civil War.
Vizuru
Boyd combines the best aspects of historian and comic book author in this series. All of the Chester titles are excellent, but this is one of my favorites.

It is clear that this historian is fluent in comics. The layouts are engaging and dramatic, and always imaginative. Buy this for your child to help him or her learn history; buy it for your child if he or she loves art, as well, because the use of space, color, and perspective will grab your young artist's imagination as much as the information will. The villainously looming Roger Taney is a favorite of mine.

Another commenter felt that this "tilts left", but I disagree. In fact, I especially appreciate the way that Boyd shows both sides of those 19th century debates, thereby enriching students' understanding of the complexity of the conflicts. There ARE some villains defending slavery (Taney, among others), and Boyd does not dabble in false equivalencies, but the positions of the day are well summarized without being reduced to partisan talking-points. The book also doesn't gloss over the violence of Nat Turner and John Brown. These topics also appear in Boyd's other books (I am thinking of Harriet Tubman, in particular, who stars in the "Wonder Women" title).

(Disclosure: I am a schoolteacher and I know Bentley Boyd)
Jugore
Boyd's Chester the Crab Comics are solid history that appeals to young readers. The timeline and bright, comic format make the books easy to read and Chester, the wise and wise-cracking crab is the guide through visits to each time and place in the past. But don't let the format fool you, even topics like slavery in Slavery's Storm are given complexity. Boyd does not shy away from painful parts of the American past and young readers feel like they are taken seriously when they are presented with the details that make history full of contradictions. My 8 year old son asks for these books.
Goltizuru
While I think comics are an excellent way to teach children I thought in this particular book the author had a definite left leaning bias in how he presented his stories and what he chose to highlight.
Redfury
I'm a mom with a family of boys. We have all the Bentley Boyd Civil War series.

This book doesn't thrill me.

First, it treats Nat Turner as a lunatic, instead of a serious person. Instead of this chapter, I recommend Nat Turner and the Virginia Slave Revolt (Journey to Freedom: The African American Library) Caution parents: this book discusses the violence, but I think it does an excellent job opening the discussion of how do courageous, moral people deal with unrelenting oppression? Use both books together, but understand that Boyd's portrayal of Turner as a crazyhead is condescending.

Second, the section on the Mexican War is exciting, but...

a) Why does the book leave out the information that the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo included $15Million in payment for the territorial cession?
b) Why does Boyd say, "This land comes at a high price. This is the most UNJUST war ever fought by a strong nation against a weak one.", without including the MONETARY price paid to Mexico in settlement for the land?
c) And how "strong" was the US in this war, when Boyd shows 5 pages of the US just barely winning the war?
d) And why does the page titled, "WHAT LAND DID MEXICO GIVE THE US?" not include the information that the land was PAID FOR? Just curious. This is bad history.

The section on Dred Scott is very well done, and the section on John Brown is very entertaining. Those two sections saved the book.

I also recommend Before the Civil War: 1830-1860- Graphic U.S. History (American History (Saddleback)) (except it's VERY Mormon) and the Betsy Maestro US History books for children - well illustrated.
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