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Demographic Changes


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

  1. 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.
  2. 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. A video is available through this link
  3. Slavery and the Making of America - from PBS
  4. Understanding Slavery - Explore the ways that slavery has been woven into the fabric of societies in America and around the world. (from Discovery School) This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  5. 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

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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