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Up from slavery Season 1.

Batty, Coby, (narrator.). Hershberger, Kevin R., (director,, producer.). Blakley, Baron, (screenwriter.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (7 video files (approximately 318 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Mill Creek Entertainment : 2011.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 1 1619 Virginia - The First African Slaves Arrive Episode 2 18th Century Colonial America and Slavery Under the Rule of the British Empire Episode 3 Slavery in the United States After the Revolution Episode 4 Nat Turner's Rebellion Episode 5 Abolition from the North Grows Episode 6 Civil War. Emancipation Proclamation Episode 7 Aftermath of the Civil War and New "Freedom".
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ronald Brown II, Keydron Dunn, D.L. Hopkins, Donzell Lewis, John Pagano, Ken Peebles.
Summary, etc.:
In 1860, as the American Experiment threatened to explode into a bloody civil war, there were as many as four hundred thousand slave-owners in the United States, and almost four million slaves. The nation was founded upon the idea that all men are created equal and endowed by their creator with the inalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. The nation would pay a bloody cost for denying that right to more than twelve percent of its population.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: African Americans > History.
Slavery > History.

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