The Atlantic slave trade: What too few textbooks told you – Anthony Hazard

Slavery, the treatment of human beings as property, deprived of personal rights, has occurred in many forms throughout the world. But one institution stands out for both its global scale and its lasting legacy. The Atlantic slave trade, occurring from the late 15th to the mid 19th century and spanning three continents, forcibly brought more […]

Commerce, Agriculture, and Slavery: Crash Course European History #8

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So, last time, we were focusing on queens and kings and rivalries.Today we’re gonna take a break from struggles over religion and political disputes that made for so much violence and look instead at some basics of everyday life–the foods people ate centuries ago, […]

Britain’s legacy of slavery (UCL)

>>Professor Catherine Hall: [music] History is usually written by the winners, not by the losers, and the way in which the history of slavery has been represented, for the most part, is as abolition, the triumph of abolition. So we’re trying to think again about that way of writing the history and put the whole […]

Getting To Know Somerset: A Brief History

Welcome to Somerset Place State Historic Site! Somerset Place was an antebellum plantation that started as a business venture between three businessmen who lived in Edenton, North Carolina: Josiah Collins I, Dr. Samuel Dickenson, and Nathaniel Allen. They formed the Lake Company in 1784, which was created solely to start a plantation in Tyrrell County, […]

Slavery: George Washington’s “Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret”

– I wanna start Mary, if you could just talk to us a little bit about George Washington’s early history with slavery, his childhood, and when he became a slave owner, what do we know about this? – George Washington grew up in a family that owned slaves, so they were part of his life […]

Dawn of Day: Stories from the Underground Railroad

[BLANK_AUDIO] [MUSIC] It’s a story that can’t be forgotten. Because there’s so much injustice, there’s so much hatred and it’s something that we can’t ever allow to happen again in our country in a greater sense the whole world. The best way that we can fight ignorance is to educate. And so kids need to […]

Voodoo Mysteries | Full Documentary – Planet Doc Full Documentaries

The slave trade with the New World was started not long after the Discovery of America. For more than three centuries, slave-ships continued with their sinister voyages loaded with their dreadful human cargo. Millions of people were captured in Africa and sold in America. By the end of the 18th Century, in Haiti alone, there […]

PC Culture Comes To The Plantation

Now, I reckon ya’ll are wondering why I’ve gathered all ya’ll here today. It seems to me that there’s a lack of morale amongst ya, and so, for the sake of synergy and cohesion, I hope to get to the bottom of it. I am most concerned about the gender dynamics in the field work. […]

Kris Manjapra | Plantation Empire || Radcliffe Institute

-Across the British West Indies and the whole British empire, the slave trade and the institution of slavery was officially abolished in 1834. This is conventionally said to mark the end of bondage, the rise of quote unquote “liberalism”. The origin point for an eventual freedom for all. For the four years preceding that date, […]

Ridiculous “Obama Plantation” Prostest Held In Front Of White House

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