SLAVE TRADING AND SMALL TOWNS
Students research the ways slavery shaped social and economic life in the South after 1800, the different economic, cultural, and social characteristics of slavery after 1800, and how the Atlantic slave trade finally ended.
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Slavery and Empire 1440 - 1770
Students reflect on the events that led up to slavery in the early years of North America. In this United States History instructional activity, students read excerpts from the book "Out of Many," then gather in small groups to answer...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
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...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Stealing Freedom: The Life of a Slave
Learners consider Slavery in the Civil War. In this lesson on slavery, students explore and analyze primary source documents in order to gain background information prior to reading Stealing Freedom. Learners will view a slide-show and...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History