Grade Range: 5-12Resource Type(s): Web LinkDate Posted: 8/6/2009
This website, from the New York Historical Society, is a collection of two special exhibitions focused on slavery in antebellum New York. Both sites offer students interpretation of the people, places, and documents that define New York’s experience with slavery, culminating in New York’s role in the Civil War.
In the 15th century, decades before they sailed into the Caribbean, Spanish merchants, captains, ...
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Fleishman's depiction of the first Civil War battle relies on individual voices to give a human f...
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