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Opposing Slavery: The Abolitionist Movement In America

13 minutes

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Part of the "America's Journey Through Slavery" series. Begins by exploring the development of slavery in America and the conditions under which enslaved people lived and worked. Then, through reenactments, focuses on key members of the abolitionist movement, including William Lloyd Garrison, the Grimke sisters, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Harriet Tubman. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) expanded description, (2) English subtitles in a black box, (3) subtitled description.

Media Details

Runtime: 13 minutes

America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 1
13 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 10
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 2
13 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 10
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 3
13 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 10
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 4
13 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 10
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 5
13 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 10

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    Bonnie D. (Wells, ME)
    May 14th, 2020 at 09:21 AM

    I teach Grade 6. This video is an age-appropriate introduction to the hard history we must teach. It is difficult to find a video that is informative, visual, of a good length, and age-appropriate for children in Grade 6 on the topic of slavery. Thank you to DCMP.