Title Profile & Character Information

A Slave in the White House

Annotation
Based on correspondence, legal documents, and journal entries rarely seen before, this amazing portrait of the times reveals the attitudes toward slaveryof the nineteenth century. It also introducesreaders toslaves, abolitionists, and civil right activistshithertoforgotten.

GenreNonFiction
History
Political
Biography
TopicsSlaves
Slavery
Madison, James
U.S. presidents
U.S. presidents' spouses
Race relations
Abolitionists
Black history
American history
SettingVirginia
Washington, D.C.
Plantation