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Causes and Effects of Abolition ~ Video Segments

Video Segments

These brief video segments can be used alone or in combination, to introduce a topic or to spark discussion among your students. These videos are also used in the lesson plan “Causes and Effects of Abolition” (Grades 9-10).

Excerpts from Episode Two, “The Age of Slavery,”  The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., selected segments.

Segment 1: Cotton Gin

Segment 2: Nat Turner Rebellion

Segment 3: Frederick Douglass

Segment 4: Fugitive Slave Act

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