This unit provides a wide-ranging overview of racial slavery in the Americas and the opportunity for students to consider how the past shapes the present.
Racial Slavery in the Americas: Resistance, Freedom, and Legacies
Explore the new Choices Program curriculum unit Racial Slavery in the Americas: Resistance, Freedom, and Legacies and engage in lessons and activities from the curriculum. The unit will support both students’ and teachers’ inquiry into a global history of slavery and its legacies. It includes readings and lessons on the human geography of the transatlantic slave trade; data, primary source, and art analysis; Juneteenth; reparative justice; public memorials; and more.
This webinar is part of the Vermont Alliance for the Social Studies Winter 2020 Virtual Speaker Series.
All participants receive a free Digital Editions license to the unit, valid until September 30, 2021.
This workshop is appropriate for high school history and other social studies educators, including IB and AP educators. High school humanities teachers often use our materials and are also invited to attend.