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Black History and Blacks in U.S. History
Eatonville

Black History and Blacks in U.S. History
Black History and Blacks in U.S. History


Eatonville
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   6.6

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    registry, hometown, all-black, historic, sign, tourist, town, downtown, history, during, form, exist, author, percent, annual, than
     content words:    United States, Civil War, Josiah Eaton, Disney World, Zora Neale Hurston, Zora Neale Hurston Festival, Civil Rights Movement

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     Spanish: Eatonville


Eatonville
By Brenda B. Covert
  

1     Sign for the town hall in Eatonville, Florida, which claims to be the "first all-black town to be incorporated in the United States on 15 August 1887."
 
2     During the 1880s, 27 black men voted to form the little town of Eatonville. More than 100 "race colonies," as they were called, were formed in the years following the Civil War. Only about a dozen of those towns still exist. Eatonville was named after Josiah Eaton. He was the white man who sold the land for the new town. Eatonville is just six miles from downtown Orlando in Florida. Orlando is home to Disney World, as well as many other tourist attractions. Eatonville is .....
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Black History and Blacks in U.S. History
             Black History and Blacks in U.S. History


United States
             United States


    American Government  
 
    Black History and Blacks in U.S. History  
 
    Children in History  
 
    Government Careers  
 
    Hispanic Heritage  
 
    How Can I Help?  
 
 
    Immigration  
 
    National Parks and Monuments  
 
    Native Americans  
 
    Presidents of the United States  
 
    Women's History  
 


United States History
    A Nation Divided
(1840-1861)
 
 
    A New Nation
(1776-1830)
 
 
    After the Civil War
(1865-1870)
 
 
    American Revolution  
 
    Cold War
(1947-1991)
 
 
    Colonial America (1492-1776)  
 
    Lewis and Clark
(1804-1806)
 
 
    Pearl Harbor  
 
    Spanish American War (1898)  
 
    The 1890's  
 
    The 1900's  
 
    The 1910's  
 
    The 1920's  
 
    The 1930's  
 
 
    The 1940's  
 
    The 1950's  
 
    The 1960's  
 
    The 1970's  
 
    The 1980's  
 
    The 1990's  
 
    The 2000's  
 
    The Civil War
(1861-1865)
 
 
    The Great Depression
(1929-1945)
 
 
    The United States Grows
(1865-1900)
 
 
    The War of 1812  
 
    Wild, Wild West  
 
    World War I
(1914-1918)
 
 
    World War II  
 


50 States

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