Monthly Archives: November 2017

Learning Experience November 3 – Abolition

I can discuss and evaluate the various efforts of abolitionists in the antebellum era. How did the movement to end slavery begin?  What were some of the ideas and methods of the major abolitionists?  What was the impact of the … Continue reading

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Learning Experience November 1/2 – RESISTANCE

“Slaves ‘naturally’ resisted their enslavement because slavery was fundamentally unnatural.” Franklin W. Wright NOTE – Please view and read with maturity and respect, as there are mature ideas and derogatory terms in the primary materials of the time. How did enslaved persons … Continue reading

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Visual Analysis of Antebellum Slavery

Use the techniques we discussed and modeled in class to examine the additional visuals concerning the growth of slavery in the US during the antebellum era.  The necessary visuals are in the presentation below (maximize for the best use) and … Continue reading

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In class November 1-2 – COTTON

“The most important determinant of American history in the nineteenth century.” – Historian Gene Dattel Eli Whitney’s Cotton Gin Patent Cotton Gin – Eli Whitney from Have Fun With History The Spread of Cotton and Slavery from the University of Oregon The … Continue reading

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