Abolishing Slavery in America DVD
The enslavement of millions of African Americans stands as one of the darkest periods in the history of the United States. Explore significant events in the long-fought battle to abolish it. Includes one feature and three shorter segments.
- Life on Southern Plantations — Examines how a cotton boom produced a dependence on slavery in the South.
- Riding the Underground Railroad — Travels alongside runaway slaves and meet the people who helped them escape
- Uncle Tom's Cabin: Politics and the Pen — Uncovers how Harriet Beecher Stowe foreshadowed the coming Civil War conflict.
- Revolt Aboard the Amistad — Offers insight into the transatlantic slave trade and life aboard slave ships.