Black Peoples of America
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What is Slavery?
Why Slaves came from Africa
The Effects of Slavery on Africa
The Middle Passage
How Slaves Lived
Work done by Slaves
Robert Gould Shaw's Black Regiment
Segregation - Jim Crow Laws
Ku Klux Klan
This topic is studied by pupils at Key stage three and covers the enslavement and transportation of black Africans to the Americas.
Pupils learn about their lives and the conditions they were forced to endure until the abolition of slavery in America in 1870.
In many schools they go on to study the civil rights movement and the prejudice and persecution suffered by black Americans through much of the twentieth century.
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