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Articles with keyword "Slavery"

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Forty Acres and a Mule

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

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Upstairs Downstairs

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

Illustration of Henry Brown

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This End Up

Henry Box Brown mailed himself to freedom.

Rowhouse in Chestertown

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Majoring in History

A visit to Chestertown, Maryland.

Actors from Slavery by Another Name

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Re-enslaved

How African-American bondage came back after emancipation.

Poster of Eliza from Uncle Tom's Cabin crossing the Ohio River.

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The First Great American Novel

It was Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Man fleeing slave catchers

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South to Freedom

The Underground Railroad also led to Mexico.

Rosa Parks, arrested, Montgomery, December 1, 1955

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From Freedom to Equality Around the Nation

“We hold these truths to be self-evident,” wrote Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence.

NAACP parade with marchers carrying a coffin for Jim Crow.

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From Freedom to Equality with NEH

“We hold these truths to be self-evident,” wrote Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence.

Scene from "The Abolitionists"

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The Agitator

William Lloyd Garrison burned the Constitution as he roared against the injustice of slavery.