Chattel Slavery: Treating Human Beings as Property

Students will be able to explore why Charleston became the largest North American port during the trans-Atlantic slave trade, understand the design and language of a Bill of Sale for an enslaved person and view the impacts of the trans-Atlantic and domestic slave trade on the slave's life.

Author
Morgan O'Grady
Organization Affiliation
Lowcountry Digital Library
Time
One or two fifty minute class periods
Grade Level
Lesson Plan Subjects