Voices of a People's History
Voices of a People's History

TEACHING GUIDE – CHAPTER 2 – “THE FIRST SLAVES”

One of the problems with telling the history of slavery from the standpoint of the victors is that the stories often paint a benign picture of the “peculiar institution” of slavery. While most of our students are quick to condemn such an interpretation, very few know much about the way enslaved African Americans felt about bondage.

Chapter 2.pdf

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