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E-BOOK: The Atlantic Slave Trade (NH175Ebook)


Document-based teaching unit (PDF-Ebook)
The Atlantic Slave Trade
A document-based teaching unit


NOTE:

NH175Ebook is the digital format 

   :::::This title is also available in printed format as: NH175

               If you are planning to share copies of this Ebook with students in your classroom, please also purchase the NH175E Classroom License.


This teaching unit, complete with student readings and maps, examines the origins of the Atlantic slave trade, the role of both Europeans and Africans, the Middle Passage, and the differences and similarities between slavery in the Americas and Africa. Students examine 17th- and 18th-century documents supporting and opposing the slave trade. These include a 1612 proposal to the King of Portugal regarding slavery, readings from Olaudah Equiano’s classic description of Middle Passage experience, and the work of British reformers seeking to outlaw the trade. Students engage in debates over the legality of slavery using documents from the historical era. A role-playing activity involves them in a mutiny during the Middle Passage.

Grades 7-12

Lessons
Lesson One: Slavery: Definition, Extent, and Justifications
Lesson Two: Enslavement
Lesson Three: The Middle Passage
Lesson Four: Arrival in the Americas
Lesson Five: Ending the Atlantic Slave Trade

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