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SmartFun Online     View
Here, students can explore an interactive timeline, go on a Model T road trip, find out what it was like to live under enslavement, investigate the lives of a colonial family, and more. Materials for teachers (including lesson plans) are also include ...

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad     View
Are you curious about Harriet Tubman and the history of the Underground Railroad? Learn about them through pictures, maps , and quizzes at this site created by Pocantico Hills School second graders.

Canadian Confederation     View
This Library and Archives Canada site traces the history and development of the Canadian Confederation, from 1867 through the present. Much of the content from the original site, focusing on the influence of the American Civil War on Canadian histor ...

The Underground Railroad     View
"You are a slave. Your body, your time, your very breath belong to a farmer in 1850s Maryland. Six long days a week you tend his fields and make him rich. You have never tasted freedom. You never expect to. And yet . . . your soul lights up when ...

Africans in America     View
A searchable history of slavery in the United States, featuring images, historical documents, biographies, and contemporary and modern commentaries. Includes a teacher's guide and a youth activity guide. From the PBS series of the same name.

Yale, Slavery & Abolition     View
This essay addresses the issue that while "three Yale leaders stand in a tradition of strong opposition to slavery. ... In the 1930s and 1960s, Yale chose to name most of its colleges after slave owners and pro-slavery leaders." Essay inclu ...

The Dred Scott Case     View
"The records displayed in this exhibit document their [Dred Scott and his wife] early struggle to gain their freedom through litigation and are the only extant records of this significant case as it was heard in the St. Louis Circuit Court. ...

The Dred Scott Case     View
"In 1846, Dred Scott and his wife Harriet filed suit for their freedom in the St. Louis Circuit Court. This suit began an eleven-year legal fight that ended in the U.S. Supreme Court, which issued a landmark decision declaring that Scott remain a sla ...

African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship     View
African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship explores black America's quest for equality from the early national period through the twentieth century. Showcasing the African American collections of the Library of Congress, the site tells "t ...

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery     View
"The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, recalls the date of the adoption, by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitutio ...



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