Ben Palmer: Black Pioneers on the Frontier (Paperback)

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The Fields of Silver and Gold series brings the past alive. Meet the trailblazers and the pioneers, the first people and the famous explorers, the legends and the everyday heroes that shaped the history, land, and culture of the West. Their powerful stories will fascinate and inspire you.

Rancher. Statesman. Groundbreaker.

From slavery to respected community leader, Ben Palmer lived the dream of Black pioneers during Reconstruction. As a prosperous rancher known for introducing the Bonner horse to Nevada, Palmer was widely admired for his honesty, intelligence, and generosity. Overcoming racism to serve an active role in politics, Palmer was the first Black person to serve on a US District Court jury in Nevada and to be elected as a state convention delegate.

Lexile: 1200L

Product Details
ISBN: 9781953055187
ISBN-10: 1953055184
Publisher: Keystone Canyon Press
Publication Date: April 21st, 2021
Pages: 82
Language: English

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