Slavery and Its Consequences: The African American Struggle for Full Citizenship: Part One
This seminar is the fifth in a series of online discussion-based seminars on slavery in the United States. Each will focus a theme related to slavery and its enduring legacy – all stemming from the system’s characteristics in the United States. The primary sources (found here) used in this series draw from Teaching American History’s Core Document Collection: Slavery and Its Consequences. Session Five and Six will focus on African Americans long struggle to gain full citizenship in the United States. Session Five will use documents mostly drawn from the 19th century and Session Six – 20th Century Documents. Each book in our Core Document Collection contains original sources related to a theme, an introduction authored by the scholar curating the book, study questions for each document, and additional resources to help students and teachers deepen their understanding of the topic.