Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1450-1750) (VHS)

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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

Discover that only half of the 20 million Africans kidnapped into slavery survived the journey to the New World and that many Europeans came to America as bonded labor. Revealing details uncover the little-known facts of indentured servitude from its beginnings in Europe until its emergence in the New World. This a recommended resource for Picturing America project from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
Art Surveys
Multicultural Topics
Picturing America Resource
18th Century and Earlier
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