African Slavery

Journey through Slavery prt 1 - Terrible Transformation

Published on Mar 13, 2013

Documentary that examines the origins of the transatlantic slave trade which took place across the Atlantic Ocean from the 16th through to the 19th centuries. it was one of the largest forced human migrations in record history.

 

Journey through Slavery prt 2 - Revolution

Published on Mar 14, 2013

The story of the American Revolution as traditionally recounted is the saga of the thirteen colonies fighting their colonial ruler, Britain, for independence. But an equally compelling part of the story is the personal, religious, and legal challenges of African Americans of this period and their allies to slavery. The spirit of liberty and the disruptions of the Revolutionary era encouraged African American men and women to choose sides -- both Patriot and Loyalist -- and fight to define what this nation would become.

 

 

Journey through Slavery prt 3 - Brotherly Love

 

Published on Mar 14, 2013

Freedmen and fugitive slaves push the country to live up to the promises made in its Constitution. But with the invention of the cotton gin, slavery expands into America's western frontier.

 

 

Slavery And The Making Of America

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24U156LHXYM

 

 

 

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