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Articles with keyword "Slavery"


Safe Harbor

A town in Massachusetts opens its doors to fugitive slaves.


Voices of the Slave Trade

A captive and an owner give firsthand accounts of the transatlantic voyage.


Big Top in a Small Town

Chautauqua road shows keep history alive across America.


Excerpts from the Writings of James M. McPherson

McPherson's books capture the complexity of the Civil War and the connections between battlefront and home front.


Uproar in the Classroom

A new film explores how the written word carries explosive consequences.


The Soul of a Free Man

The life story of Toussaint-Louverture, Haiti's liberator, is told with other slave narratives on a new website.


The Trial of Anthony Burns

Students reevaluate the trail of the last fugitive slave and the judge who judged him.


Incidents in the Life of an Abolitionist

The story of Harriet Jacobs, fugitive slave, author, and relief worker, unfolds in a new book.


Forty Acres and a Mule

A new documentary examines America's struggle to establish racial equality after the Civil War.


Upstairs Downstairs

Monticello comes to life in the rooms of its cooks, brewers, blacksmiths, and servants.