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Resistance to Slavery ~ 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 “Resistance to Slavery” (Grades 6-10).

Excerpts from Episode One, “The Black Atlantic,”  The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., selected segments.

Segment 1: St. Augustine, Florida

Segment 2: Hutchinson’s Rebellion

Segment 3: St. Domingue

Segment 4: Creative Resistance

Segment 5: Haitian Carnival


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