Destination of Slaves in 1800
In this slave trade worksheet, students use the provided Atlantic Slave Trade statistics to create a pie chart and a bar graph. Students also respond to 4 short answer questions.
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Young historians discover how slaves brought to America were active in their resistance to their enslavement, and work to dispel the typical stereotype of slaves as docile and passive peoples through discussion, notes, and a role-playing...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Atlantic System and Africa 1550-1800
The Atlantic slave trade is thoroughly depicted and explained here, in terms of economics and pre-colonization. Plantation life, eighteenth century technology, economics of the time, and dealings with Africa are all covered. Note: Each...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Early 19c Industrialization in America: The Market Revolution
Posing a question about the effects of American Industrialization, this presentation provides viewers with a comprehensive look at the 19th century. From the "Lowell Girls" to the Iron Horse, these slides would be an excellent supplement...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
The Brief American Pageant: American Life in the Seventeenth Century
While chapter 4 of The American Pageant might be about American life in the 17th century, this presentation only includes one slide (beyond the title slides), which displays the sources and trade routes of African slaves. An interesting...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
A Raisin in the Sun: Jim Crow Travels North
Students read the play, A Raisin in the Sun to examine the role of slaves in the Civil War. They discover the role of immigrants in the United States and how that relates to the African Americans migrating north. They participate in...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
The Tragedy of Slavery and Its Aftermath, in Beloved: Establishing Contexts for Understanding
Students examine the history of slavery, and the evolution of the transatlantic slave trade. They watch a video on slavery, read essays, and organize and develop a 15-minute presentation on the history of slavery.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
From Slave to Entrepreneur: The Life and Times of William Ellison
Eighth graders interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. For this South Carolina history lesson, 8th graders examine sources that require them to examine the life of William Ellison, a black slave owner.
8th Social Studies & History