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Ages: 15 - 18
Readings from the Slave Narratives
From youtube.com, produced by HBO
(Please preview content.) Unchained Memories is a 2003 documentary film about the stories of former slaves interviewed during the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers' Project and preserved in the WPA Slave Narrative Collection. This HBO film interpr... [more]
Found by teresahopson in Slavery
September 29, 2016 at 07:09 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Narratives of Slavery
From teachinghistory.org, produced by teachinghistory.org
This lecture is a segmented 17-minute video which has a transcript to help students follow the sophisticated presentation. The narrator compares primary source material written by Frederick Law Olmsted and published in a collection called The Cotton ... [more]
Found by freealan in Slavery
March 25, 2012 at 10:19 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
Biography: Need to Know: Harriet Tubman
From YouTube
This video is about an important person by the name of Harriet Tubman. Her work in helping people escape slavery has earned Harriet Tubman an honored place in history. (07:27)
Found by Ms.Birge24 in Slavery
November 29, 2010 at 08:24 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
The Life of Venture Smith
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
This video segment adapted from 'Africans in America' tells the story of how Broteer, the seven-year-old boy from Africa, was sold into slavery and brought to America in the early 1700s. Renamed Venture Smith, he was given hard household tasks to per... [more]
February 19, 2012 at 04:22 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Slaves in New Amsterdam
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WNET.ORG Properties LLC
This video from 'Dutch New York' traces the history of enslaved Africans brought to the New Netherland colony by the Dutch West India Company, a major slave trading corporation. Although slaves were dispersed throughout the colony, most lived in New ... [more]
February 19, 2012 at 03:01 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Slavery - Crash Course U.S. History
From YouTube, produced by Crash Course
John Green teaches you about America's "peculiar institution," slavery. I wouldn't really call it peculiar. John will talk about what life was like for a slave in the 19th century United States, and how slaves resisted oppression, to the degree that ... [more]
Found by teresahopson in Slavery
March 3, 2017 at 07:01 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
The Slave Ship: A Human History
From cornell.edu, produced by Cornell
This one-and-a-half hour lecture by Dr. Marcus Rediker is about the British slave trade and why it was considered essential to English prosperity. " British ships carried manufactured goods to West Africa, where they were exchanged with local rulers ... [more]
Found by freealan in Slavery
February 27, 2011 at 09:10 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
History of Slavery
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Following the arrival of the first captured Africans in 1916, the slavery system in America evolves into a nightmare of abuse and cruelty. This is a fast moving three minute video. It needs maps and other ancillary materials to help with the informat... [more]
Found by freealan in Slavery
August 22, 2010 at 02:18 AM
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Ages: 6 - 14
Slavery: The Middle Pasage
From teachertube.com
A very short video that asks the students to explore what enslaved means. Not well done, but the question that is raised could be a good lesson plan starter.
Found by freealan in Slavery
September 4, 2010 at 11:32 PM
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