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2019 NCSS/NCGE/TCSS Conference | Sessions | 2019

Reading Between the Lines: Exploring Slavery Through Colonial-Era Runaway Ads

Fri Nov 22 8:45 am to 9:40 am
Room: 
Room 18B Level 4
SessionType: 
Session
Subject: 
US History
Analyze colonial-era ads for self-emancipating individuals, exploring complex stories of enslavement in the colonial North and discussing how these documents help us understand American slavery more broadly.
Presenters: 

Margaret Hughes, Zev Slurzberg, Historic Hudson Valley, Pocantico Hills, NY

Instructional Foci: 
Historical Thinking
Inquiry
Reading and Writing in Social Studies
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