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World History: Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

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Biography in Context (Gale)
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Britannica High School 

Primary and Secondary Digital Resources



Primary Sources

Materials from the Library of Congress (documents, images, newspapers)


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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers (TIP: Use the Advanced Search tool for more relevant results).

Interactive Map - Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora 

Videos on Slavery Resistance from PBS

Secondary Sources

General Overview Articles