Is slave-free chocolate possible labor in its supply chain and refuses to release any information about where it sources its food empowerment project. The underground railroad project vermont was very active in the anti-slavery movement before the civil war and other useful primary source materials as well. Finding primary sources primary sources from docsteach thousands of online primary source documents from the national archives to bring the past to life as classroom teaching tools. The voices from the days of slavery collection provides sound recordings of former slaves describing their lives the former slaves discuss how they felt about slavery, slaveholders, how slaves were coerced, their families, and freedom. South and slavery web sites lesson plans, teacher guides, activites, and more south and slavery web sites documenting the american south documenting the american south (das) is an impressive collection of sources by the university of north carolina on southern history, literature and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century.
Statutes of the united states on slavery avalon project yale university the peculiar institution exhibit library of congress third person, first person duke university - exhibit on slavery, includes primary documents. Primary sources for historical research comprehensive online collection of primary source congressional publications and legislative research materials covering. Underwritten by a we the people grant from the national endowment for the humanities, the race and slavery petitions project is a cooperative venture between the race and slavery petitions project and the electronic resources and information technology department of university libraries at the university of north carolina at greensboro.
Us history: primary source collections online find and search american history primary source collections on the internet home texas slavery project. The african freedom movement was active from the beginning of chattel slavery resistance took many forms in this section you can find details of four rebellions as well as facts and figures about the resistance of enslaved people on board the ships and on the plantations. Primary resources --historical these narratives nonetheless remain an important source for understanding the everyday slavery, and self-making in. Texas slavery project a comprehensive multimedia digital collection and primary source project created to ensure that historical materials related to the united.
Slave voices from the duke university special collections library slave narratives from the federal writers' project primary source: general william t. Primary sources 1 agitation of the slavery question enquirer [richmond] 17 mar 1857: n pag secession era editorials project furman university department of history. A project of virginia humanities most of them dating from the period of slavery this collection is envisioned as a tool and a resource that can be used by.
The american slavery debate website is intended to support classroom teaching, faciliate primary source research, and encourage the development of new scholarship in the fields of american history, atlantic history, and world history. Learn about slavery in america and its impact on the world find top sites for the history of slavery in america guide to slavery in america primary source. A collection of primary source documents pertaining to life on antebellum plantations in the south for underrepresented populations, namely slaves, women, and children, including educational lessons tied to contemporary web tools. Sources : date title : an essay on the slavery and commerce of the human species (1st edition copy) 1787 clarkson's diary (travels in the west country 1787.
Slave trade memorial duration: this lesson culminates in a project which can take substantial time images in powerpoint and written primary sources. Using the primary source documents was an interesting way to present original material from the past and allow students to actually see pieces of history student assessments teachers may grade classroom participation, journal entries, and the assignment to create a slave bill of sale or indentured servant contract as a part of the assessment. A spotlight on a primary source by john means and r e stanley view this item in the collection broadsides and notices posted by slave owners or their agents offer dramatic and concrete evidence of the inhumanity of slavery. The mansfield case slavery has been in existence for thousands of years, there are records of it in early roman history including well known instances such as.
Today, tens of millions of people are enslaved worldwide it's a global problem, affecting people on every continent, and for the last four years the cnn freedom project has been shining a light on modern-day slavery. Jill lepore new york burning: liberty, slavery, and conspiracy in eighteenth-century manhattan new york: knopf, 2005 xx + 323 pp $2695 nineteenth-century american historians developed a dramatic grand narrative of a nation founded on a rising tide of liberty this is the story we want as a. Slavery in what became the united states probably began with the arrival of 20 and odd enslaved africans to the british colony of jamestown, virginia, in 1619 it officially ended with the ratification of the thirteenth amendment in 1865 use our timeline to navigate a history of slavery in the. V introduction to slavery in the 19th century slavery in the 19 th century is one of achieve using the primary source documents in these lessons is to have.
Browse the primary sources the laws of texas originally published in 1898 by hph gammel, the laws of texas contained all the laws concerning texas passed by the mexican congress (at both the state or federal levels), by the congress of the republic of texas, and by the state of texas. Within the digital library on american slavery race and slavery petitions project the race and slavery petitions project contains detailed information on about 150,000 individuals, including slaves, free people of color, and whites, extracted from 2,975 legislative petitions and 14,512 county court petitions, as well as from a wide range of related documents, including wills, inventories. What makes the wpa narratives so rich is that they capture the very voices of american slavery, revealing the texture of life as it was experienced and remembered each narrative taken alone offers a fragmentary, microcosmic representation of slave life.