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The Age of Slavery : (1800-1860) / Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorPublic Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©2013.
Description1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Variant title 1800-1860
Series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
African Americans : Many rivers to cross. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Nation Founded on Slavery (1:01) -- Sponsor Message: The Age of Slavery (1800-1860): The African Americans-Many Rivers to Cross (1:29) -- Legal Challenge to Slavery (1:34) -- Abolitionist Movement (2:28) -- Protesting Religious Inequality (2:13) -- African Methodist Episcopal Church (1:34) -- Limited Freedom (1:15) -- Gabriel's Rebellion (2:39) -- Cotton Gin (2:45) -- Second Middle Passage (4:16) -- Free Black Southerners (2:14) -- Natchez Slave Market (2:41) -- Violence against Slaves (1:54) -- Nat Turner's Revolt (2:57) -- Racist Campaign (2:40) -- Frederick Douglass (4:10) -- Abolitionist Leader (1:52) -- Underground Railroad (2:20) -- Fugitive Slave Act (1:05) -- Freedom in Canada (3:57) -- Margaret Garner Controversy (4:46) -- Desperate for Freedom (1:40) -- Credits: The Age of Slavery (1800-1860): The African Americans-Many Rivers to Cross (2:26) -- Segments on Slavery from 1790-1860 from Age of Slavery (19:29) -- Segment on Abolition and Slave Resistance from Age of Slavery (19:55)
Abstract This film illustrates how black lives changed dramatically in the aftermath of the American Revolution. For free black people, these years were a time of opportunity, but for most African Americans, the era represented a new nadir. King Cotton fueled the rapid expansion of slavery into new territories and the forcible relocation of African Americans to the Deep South. Yet as slavery intensified, so did resistance. From individual acts to mass rebellions, African Americans demonstrated their determination to undermine and ultimately eradicate slavery?
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 23, 2014.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
LanguageClosed-captioned.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), 2013.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number58756s Films Media Group
Publisher number58758 Films Media Group

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