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Determine how the issue of slavery caused political and economic tensions between government policy and people's beliefs (i.e., abolitionists, plantation owners, state's rights, and central government). 4.6.2
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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.
Emancipation Proclamation - Lincoln orders freedom for slaves on this
Featured document from the U. S. National Archives & Records Administration
History of Slavery in the United States - from National Geographic
Origins and Growth of Slavery in America - How did slavery come to America,
and why did it grow in the 1800s?
- The Peculiar
- Slavery and
the Making of America - from PBS
in America - from the History Channel
in the United States - extensive Wikipedia article
The Two Williamsburgs - Unit plan; see how different each side lived.
Uses book "A Williamsburg Household"
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.]
Using Primary Sources in the Classroom: Slavery Unit - lessons in this
unit view slavery from the perspective of the former slave, the former slaveholder,
and from the legal perspective
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Word document |
whiteboard resource |
video format |
interactive lesson |
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lesson plan |
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