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The history of slavery in the Americas, from the initial capture of slaves to emancipation, and the beginnings of the civil rights movement.
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Unit Outline



1)    Capture/ voyage:

2)    Africa 18th century

3)    The Auction

4)    Life on Plantations

5)    End of Slavery till 1865

6)    End of Slavery 1865-1900




TED Talk - The Atlantic Slave Trade

  • TED talk - The Atlantic Slave Trade
    Slavery has occurred in many forms throughout the world, but the Atlantic slave trade -- which forcibly brought more than 10 million Africans to the Americas -- stands out for both its global scale and its lasting legacy. Anthony Hazard discusses the historical, economic and personal impact of this massive historical injustice.

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