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Slavery in America


Determine the social, political, and economic factors that contribute to the institution of slavery in America. 8.5.8

Links verified 11/30/2017

  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. A History of Slavery in the United States - from National Geographic
  3. The Origins and Growth of Slavery in America - How did slavery come to America, and why did it grow in the 1800s?
  4. The Peculiar Institution
  5. Slavery and the Making of America - from PBS
  6. Slavery in America - from the History Channel
  7. Slavery in the United States - extensive Wikipedia article
  8. 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 [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]

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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