Vermont Humanities

Slavery and the Civil War

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Reading and Discussion

Undertake an intergenerational discussion of the root causes of the War, and the experience of soldiers on both sides.

Books in this Series

  • Julius Lester, To Be A Slave
  • Gary Paulsen, Nightjohn
  • Jim Murphy, The Boys’ War: Confederate and Union Soldiers

How to Book this Series

Please browse the list of available facilitators above. Then contact your chosen facilitator to discuss the timing and other details of the series. Finally, select the “Book this Series” button and fill out our online Reading & Discussion Request Form.

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Questions?

Please contact Toussaint St. Negritude at 802-262-1361 or tstnegritude@vermonthumanities.org.

Available Facilitators

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Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Vermont Humanities*** March 16, 2018