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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

Links verified 11/26/2017

  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. Emancipation Proclamation - Lincoln orders freedom for slaves on this Featured document from the U. S. National Archives & Records Administration
  3. A History of Slavery in the United States - from National Geographic
  4. The Origins and Growth of Slavery in America - How did slavery come to America, and why did it grow in the 1800s?
  5. The Peculiar Institution
  6. Slavery and the Making of America - from PBS
  7. Slavery in America - from the History Channel
  8. Slavery in the United States - extensive Wikipedia article
  9. The Two Williamsburgs - Unit plan; see how different each side lived. Uses book "A Williamsburg Household"
  10. 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.]
  11. 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 A lesson plan can be found at this site

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