Tim Roberts Public Domain Sources Sources for Finding Usable Digital Data 6

Sources for Finding Usable Digital Data 6

Web site name: National Archives Educator Resources: The Slave Trade

URL: https://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/slave-trade.html

Site’s rights statement URL: https://www.archives.gov/faqs

Material available on the site: This site offers images and transcriptions of twelve legal documents – laws, subpoenas, trial transcripts, receipts, ships’ cargo lists – illustrating aspects of the American trade in African slaves. Among these are a few documents related to the famous case of Africans who mutinied aboard the Amistad slave ship. This site, maintained principally as a resource for K-12 teachers, also has links to suggested teaching activities and worksheets to facilitate analysis of primary sources.

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