Slavery

MAP –Up From Slavery

This map is built on snippets from Booker T. Washington’s Up From Slavery (1901) and offers a teachable overview of Washington’s life as he transformed himself during Reconstruction into a leading figure in American society.  Additional resources for this map can be…

ESSAY –End of Civil War

In 2015, Matthew Pinsker wrote a short essay for the Smithsonian / Zocalo Public Square series, “What It Means To Be American,” on the subject of the debates about civil rights that erupted among abolitionists at the end of the…

MAP –Atlantic Slavery

Dickinson students Mary Chobanian, Cory Palmer and Kyle Reese helped create this map built on snippets from David Brion Davis’s Inhuman Bondage (2006), a sobering study of the rise and fall of Atlantic slavery, for their course in Spring 2012, History 211:…