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Black American History Series Volume 2: Slavery

48 minutes 22 seconds

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Narration, still photos, and maps relate chronologically the history and growth of slavery in the New World/United States from the 1500s to the end of the Civil War in 1865. Highlights changing societal opinions, unjust laws, slave codes, inhumane conditions, and slave ships. Comments on slaves as soldiers during several wars. Mentions abolitionist leaders, the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman, and Sojourner Truth.

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Runtime: 48 minutes 22 seconds

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