The curriculum A Forgotten History: The Slave Trade and Slavery in New England explores the effects of the trade in slaves and of slavery itself on the new Americans of the time. The unit helps students to understand how history, and the telling of history, affects us today.
Videos for Readings: The videos below follow the outline of the printed curriculum unit. The headings correspond to the headings in the student readings.
Videos for Lessons accompany lessons in the teacher's guide of the printed curriculum unit.
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A Forgotten History: The Slave Trade and Slavery in New England
Newport County Chamber of Commerce
Joanne Pope Melish
University of Kentucky