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History of Slavery

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Slave Ships
From howstuffworks.com, produced by Discovery Channel
This three minute video explains how a slave ship captain, such as Luke Collingswood, had the power to do whatever was necessary to maintain control, while bringing ships of slaves across the ocean for trade. This video shows how the British people f... [more]
February 27, 2011 at 08:31 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The Abolitionist Movement
From vimeo.com, produced by Mazzarella Media LLC
This short video discusess the development of the American Anti-Slavery Society by abolotionists and introdices you to Nat Turner, a slave who led a revolt against his owner. (0:36)
February 6, 2011 at 12:38 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Slave Memories, Part 1 of 2
From YouTube
The written memories of slaves are performed by professional actors. There are scene re-enactments and actual vintage photos of some of the slaves. (08:00) Part 2 is not included here.
July 2, 2010 at 03:04 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Amistad Captives - Sold at Auction
From awesomestories.com
WARNING:  THIS 8 MINUTE VIDEO RECREATES A KIDNAPPING SCENE AND SHOWS HOW AFRICANS WERE TAKEN FROM THEIR HOMES AND SOLD AS SLAVES.  IT NAY NOT BE EASY TO WATCH AND MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN.  After they were illegally kidnapped from their famil... [more]
July 20, 2011 at 01:30 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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The Making of SLAVERY
From pbs.org, produced by Catherine Allan/Sam Pollard
The reason and methods behind the making of the video series, Slavery by Another Name, is explained using interviews and images from the time period after the end of the Civil War. This is a behind the scenes look at what went into the creation and r... [more]
June 12, 2012 at 11:41 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The Bricks We Stand On (The Story of Slavery and One Family)
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
Slavery by Another Name starts with the history of a brick factory that was manned by slaves. The narrator explains how his search for some of the past history of the community and the men who built the city provided access to relatives who worked at... [more]
June 12, 2012 at 11:30 AM
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Ages: 3 - 18
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The History of Slavery In America (part 1 of 3)
From YouTube
Slavery in the United States began soon after English colonists first settled Virginia in 1607 and lasted as a legal institution until the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution in 1865. (Professional video with int... [more]
April 30, 2010 at 10:19 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Amazing Grace: Horrors of the Middle Passage
From awesomestories.com, produced by Dreamworks
THIS VIDEO RECREATES WHAT HAPPENED WHEN AFRICANS WERE KIDNAPPED FROM THEIR HOMES AND FORCED INTO SLAVERY.  IT IS NOT EASY TO WATCH.  PROCEED WITH CAUTION. Kidnapped Africans, captured as slaves, endured unimaginably horrific conditions aboard sh... [more]
April 19, 2010 at 02:21 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Biography: Frederick Douglass
From Hulu, produced by the biography channel
This great man symbolizes one of the main ideals the Civil War was fought over: that any American may aspire to greatness. Born the son of a white father he and a slave mother, Douglass learned to read while growing up on a plantation in Maryland.
June 7, 2010 at 10:32 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Timeline of the Origin of Slavery in America
From history.com, produced by History.com
Slavery and its legacy have shaped American history, from the Civil War to Reconstruction in the 1860's and 1870's to the struggle over civil rights a century later. This short video gives a timeline of the origin of slavery (Running Time 3:01).
November 30, 2010 at 05:49 PM
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