Plantation Life in the 1840s: A Slave's Description

This lesson introduces students to a description of life on the plantation and the cultivation of cotton from the perspective of a slave. It focuses on the use of slave narratives made available by the Documenting the American South collection.

Author
John Scheffer, Victoria Schaefer
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LearnNC
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1 hour
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