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America's Journey Through Slavery

America's Journey Through Slavery

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What is slavery? How and why did slavery grow in America? Who were the people that helped abolish slavery? These questions and more are explored in this series. Using live-action footage from living museums from around the country, re-enactments, animated maps and engaging graphics, each of these programs will help students to better understand the cultural, economic, political and personal effects of slavery and the plight of enslaved people in America.

Still image from: The Life of an Enslaved Person in America
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 1
12 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Still image from: Opposing Slavery: The Abolitionist Movement in America
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 2
12 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Still image from: Harriet Tubman and Her Escape to Freedom
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 3
12 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Still image from: Escaping Slavery on the Underground Railroad
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 4
11 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Still image from: Abraham Lincoln: The Great Emancipator
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 5
13 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10