Determine the social, political, and economic factors that contribute to the institution of slavery in America. 8.5.8
Links verified 11/30/2017
- 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.
- A History of Slavery in the United States - from National Geographic
- The Origins and Growth of Slavery in America - How did slavery come to America, and why did it grow in the 1800s?
- The Peculiar Institution
- Slavery and the Making of America - from PBS
- Slavery in America - from the History Channel
- Slavery in the United States - extensive Wikipedia article
- 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.]
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