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Part 1: 1450-1750
Part 2: 1750-1805
Part 3: 1791-1831
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Teacher's Guide Contents
In addition to the materials recommended for each program unit, additional historical background can be found in the General Resources, an annotated list of books, Web sites, films, and organizations.


Cain, William E., ed. William Lloyd Garrison and the Fight Against Slavery: Selections from The Liberator. New York: Bedford Books, 1995.

David Walker's Appeal, in Four Articles. . . Rev. ed. Introduction by Sean Wilentz. New York: Hill and Wang, 1965.

Douglass, Frederick. Life and Times of Frederick Douglass. New York: Macmillan, 1962.

Katz, William Loren. The Westward Movement and Abolitionism, 1815-1850. Austin: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1993.

Jacobs, Harriet. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself. Edited by Jean Fagan Yellin. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1987.

Jacobs, Donald M., ed. Courage and Conscience: Black and White Abolitionists in Boston. Urbana: Indiana University Press, 1993.

Kemble, Frances Anne (Fanny). Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839. Edited by John A. Scott. New York: Knopf, 1961.

Lester, Julius. From Slave Ship to Freedom Road. Illustrated by Rod Brown. New York: Dial, 1998.

Ripley, C. Peter, ed. Witness for Freedom: African American Voices on Race, Freedom and Emancipation. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1993.

Sterling, Dorothy, ed. Turning the World Upside Down: The Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women. New York: Feminist Press, 1987.

Sterling, Dorothy. We Are Your Sisters: Black Women in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Norton, 1997.


Underground Railroad
This National Park Services site offers an interactive study guide and a tour of historic places.

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