Slavery in the Colonies
In class, we reviewed the New England scenarios from the previous class.
Then, we did a gallery walk activity, analyzing various primary and secondary texts and images depicting the Middle Passage and slavery in the colonies.
If you are interested or did not get to finish this source in class, you can read the National Geographic article on the cultural contributions of enslaved Africans here:
HOMEWORK Due 8/30 (A), 9/3 (B)
Just Something Interesting:
This week, New York Times Magazine released a special issue called the 1619 Project, a collection of essays analyzing the lasting effects of slavery on our nation's development. I have not read the entire thing myself yet, but it's got people buzzing and may be of interest to you as students of history. If you're interested in checking it out, I've linked the magazine here: