With an impressive collection of volumes, the Abolition News Network has documented more than 90-interviews with slaves, master, abolitionists, writers and revolutionaries who tell their stories and experiences of life during the era of slavery.
DVDs can be purchased individually for $18.00 each.
Buy the entire set and you will receive a copy of the Teacher’s Guide that includes additional facts, provocative questions and the series’ bibliography. Buy now $135.
Slavery explained in the words, writing and songs of contemporary politicians, abolitionists, slaves, pro-slavery advocates and others.
The institution of slavery and how it was written into the U.S. Constitution.
Liberated from the shackles of slavery, countless slaves made extraordinary contributions to society.
Slavery was culturally entrenched and protected by religious, political and social obstacles .
People, black and white, gave their lives in the fight for freedom from slavery.
The law protected slavery and the scales of justice favored the slave masters.
War-ravaged people struggle to rebuild their society and come to terms with the repercussion of slavery after the Civil War.
Recognizing the work of 12 abolitionists whose extraordinary dedication helped to free the enslaved.
Although this is not a taught course, teachers, parents and other instructors will find the Teacher’s Guide an important resource.
In this unique DVD presentation, Harriet Beecher Stowe reveals the people who inspired her character. Although “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” was originally written in 1852 to demand the abolition of slavery this reenacted interview set in 1853, can bring today to all serious students of American History a fuller understanding of the practices of slavery.