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There are 11 videos in this category and 90 videos in 6 subcategories.

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Ages: 8 - 18
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Biography: Need to Know: Harriet Tubman
From YouTube, produced by youtube
You may want to know about important people in history  and this video will give you a piece of history. This Video is  about an important person by the name of Harrie Tubman in Her work in helping people escape slavery has earned Harriet Tubman an h... [more]
Found by Ms.Birge24 in Slavery
November 29, 2010 at 08:24 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Origins of Slavery
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of CA and Monterey Institute for Technology and Education
This excellent video is accompanied by text on the side. It starts with the export of slaves from the west coast of Africa. This slideshow with commentary is suitable for high school students. (Video is  of high quality with slides and narration.)
Found by teresahopson in Slavery
December 8, 2009 at 09:25 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Slave Resistance and the Underground Railroad
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "During the 1850s, Americans witnessed a decade of sectional crises that threatened the very existence of the Union. Ralph Waldo Emerson was right in predicting that the Mexican Cession would reignite the explosive ... [more]
Found by helpingnorth in Slavery
December 26, 2009 at 09:34 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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Reading Rainbow: Follow the Drinking Gourd
From YouTube, produced by PBS Reading Rainbow
LeVar reflects on a time when Africans were brought to America as slaves. He talks about how African-Americans risked their lives for freedom, and discusses slavery. The video is 27 minute in duration. Lots of good talking points and images.
Found by lcheere in Slavery
February 12, 2012 at 07:10 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Narratives of Slavery
From teachinghistory.org, produced by teachinghistory.org
This lecture is segmented 17 minute video also 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 Kin... [more]
Found by freealan in Slavery
March 25, 2012 at 10:19 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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The Condition of Slaves
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "The conditions in which slaves existed in the nineteenth century varied from region to region—and even from house to house. Wise slave owners recognized the value of slaves as human capital, since by 1860 slaves we... [more]
Found by helpingnorth in Slavery
December 23, 2009 at 05:40 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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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: 10 - 18
660 Views:
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 perfo... [more]
February 19, 2012 at 04:22 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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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 Am... [more]
February 19, 2012 at 03:01 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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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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