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Debating Slavery

Grades: 5-12
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This video segment adapted from Africans in America explores the division among the state delegates to the Constitutional Convention about the issue of slavery ...

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Accessibility: Auditory, Visual

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Africans in America: "Revolution (1750–1805)"

This media asset was adapted from Africans in America:"Revolution (1750–1805)".


Adapted from Africans in America:"Revolution (1750–1805)". Third party materials courtesy of Ambrose Video Publishing Inc.; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Thomas Eakins, (American 1844–1916) Female Model, ca. 1867–1869Oil on canvas, 23 x 19 3/4 in. (58.4 x 50.2 cm), Museum purchase, Mildred Anna Williams Collection, 1966.41; Head Of A Negro, Albrecht Durer (Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0); Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 2004.24.27802, www.peabody.harvard.edu; The Granger Collection, New York.

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