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The 1808 Slave Trade Abolition Deadline
Students study the trans-Atlantic Slave trade. For this slave trade lesson, students study the Constitutional Convention Notes and the impact on United States slavery. Students research the slave trade database and other primary sources to complete the evidence worksheets.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 12 Views 35 Downloads
The Countries of Slave Trade
Learners create graphs, routes, and write an essay based on their research of the slave trade. In this slave trade lesson plan, students research the Middle Passage and how slave trade happened in the United States.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 21 Views 86 Downloads
Slave Trade Day
In this Slave Trade Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write questions, take a survey, and writing.
5th - 10th Language Arts 22 Views 81 Downloads
Writing in First Person about the Atlantic Slave Trade Lesson Plan
Students investigate the Atlantic slave trade. In this slavery activity, students watch "Slavery, Society, and Apartheid," as well as "Slave Ship." Students discuss the information presented in the videos, especially St. John's Revolt. Students write creative pieces from the perspectives of those involved in the revolt.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 18 Views 70 Downloads
Stowage of the British slave ship Brookes under the Regulated Slave Trade Act of 1788
In this primary source analysis worksheet, students analyze the diagram of regulated slave trade cargo. Students respond to 2 short answer questions about the diagram.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 45 Downloads
The Log Book of a Connecticut Slave Trade Ship
Seventh graders investigate the slave trade. In this Middle Passage lesson, 7th graders read excerpts of ship logs from Connecticut Slave Trade ships. Students respond to the provided analysis questions based on the logs.
7th Social Studies & History 6 Views 17 Downloads
Finding Historical Evidence: David Brion Davis
Students study the Tran-Atlantic Slave Trade and learn to evaluate historical arguments. In this slave trade lesson, students read about the Atlantic Slave System. Students take notes on slave trade and make a timeline for the information. Students then design questions to argue against David Brion Davis' historical argument.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 16 Downloads
Abolition of Slavery
Learners examine the Triangle Trade Route. In this slave trade lesson plan, students investigate the profits brought by the goods and people traded. Learners also participate in a classroom activity that requires them to replicate how slaves were treated as cargo on the trade ships.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Many Passages: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Brookes
Examine three perspectives of the slave trade - captain, sailor, and captive - through this collaborative analysis activity. Small groups study one perspective with a primary source to analyze. They discern what is a historical fact and what is an inference, recording their findings in a graphic organizer.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 64 Downloads
The Slave Trade
When studying the slave trade in early American and world history, use this document to expose your learners to the abhorrent conditions that existed on slave ships. Read through two first-person accounts of the enslavement process, including capture, and the actual grueling journey on a slave ship.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 27 Downloads
Slave Trade Memorial
Students develop a memorial to the slave who endured the Middle Passage. In this slavery memorial lesson, student culminate a unit of study about slavery by creating a memorial for Africans who traveled the Middle Passage to slavery. They develop an inscription for a plaque that tells about the Middle Passage, the economic factors that contributed to slavery and describes the terrible conditions on the ships.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 35 Downloads
The Atlantic Slave Trade
In this geography worksheet, students complete 2 graphic organizers by noting how 4 situations led to development of the Atlantic slave trade and noting 4 consequences of the Atlantic slave trade. Students also write a descriptive paragraph utilizing 2 related vocabulary terms.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 19 Views 115 Downloads
Atlantic Slave Trade
The horrors of the Atlantic slave trade are covered in this presentation. Intended as an accent to a lecture, learners will see images, answer questions, and engage in an activity intended to help them understand the conditions of Middle Passage.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 5 Views 23 Downloads
New Review Colonialism and American Foundations Sample Test Questions
What was the main cause of European colonization in America? How did Thomas Paine's Common Sense play a role in the establishment of the United States? What was the trans-Atlantic slave trade? These are just a few of the many questions that your learners will consider as they complete this 22-question, multiple-choice assessment on the foundations of the American nation.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 23 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Unexpected Family History
The history of the northern states' involvement in the slave trade is not widely known. This resource uses the PBS documentary, Traces of the Trade, and the nonfiction book, Children of the New England Slave Trade, to examine this aspect of slavery in the US.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable