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Examine the demographic changes brought about by westward movement (i.e., slavery, industrialization, and Native American relocation). 8.5.13
Links verified 5/24/2011
- Africans in America (from PBS) - America's journey through slavery is presented in four parts. For each era, you'll find a historical Narrative, a Resource Bank of images, documents, stories, biographies, and commentaries, and a Teacher's Guide for using the content of the Web site and television series in U.S. history courses.
- Growth of a Nation - This ten minute presentation illustrates the growth of the United States from the original thirteen states in 1789. You can play the entire ten minutes or play one part at a time.
- Slavery and the Making of America - from PBS
- Understanding Slavery - Explore the ways that slavery has been woven into the fabric of societies in America and around the world. (from Discovery School)
- USA History: Slavery in the United States - links to a variety of topics - Slave Accounts, The Slave System, Slave Life, Events and Issues, and Campaigners Against Slavery
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