Resources for 8th Grade Social Studies: American Slavery
You are a Maryland Slave – Pathways to Freedom – MPT Thinkport
American Slavery Student Quiz: American Slavery Quiz
From our Databases in MackinVia – found through HCPSS.ME > Clever > MackinVia > American History > Slavery
Slavery (Visual) A multipart exploration focusing on the peculiar institution of slavery in the South and how the cotton gin contributed to its growth.
The American Anti-Slavery Society was formed in 1833 by William Lloyd Garrison and Arthur and Lewis Tappan. One of many groups to emerge from the abolition movement, the American Anti-Slavery Society became the largest and most influential abolition organization in the United States.
The American Anti-Slavery Convention, held in Philadelphia in December 1833, resulted in the founding of the American Anti-Slavery Society, which was dedicated to immediate emancipation through “moral and political action.”
In the years leading up to the Revolutionary War, a surveyor of the Virginia plantation system would have noticed a variable and somewhat diversified population of both whites and blacks laboring in the tobacco fields. A surveyor visiting the rice plantations of South Carolina on the eve of the Revolutionary War would have noticed a far different labor force, one that consisted almost entirely of blacks.
From our Databases in MackinVia – found through HCPSS.ME > Clever > MackinVia > History reference center