Learning Exercise: Antebellum Slavery in the American South
Africans in America traces slavery in the United States from 1450 to 1865, using historical narratives, images, documents, stories, biographies, and commentaries.
Course: United States History
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Instructions: Select only Part IV: 1831-1865. Click Narrative. Click and Read Introduction, Map, Antebellum Slavery, Abolitionism, Fugitive Slaves and Northern Racism. Read all sections and links under these listings. Write a 5-7 page paper describing 1) how slaves lived, 2) the arguments for and against slavery, and 3) why slavery was likely to cause a civil war.
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