Slavery and the Making of America (2005)

The history of American slavery from its beginnings in the British colonies to its end in the Southern states and the years of post-Civil War Reconstruction. Looks at slavery as an integral part of a developing nation, challenging the long held notion that slavery was exclusively a Southern enterprise. Simultaneously focuses on the remarkable stories of individual slaves, offering new perspectives on the slave experience and testifying to the active role that Africans and African Americans took in surviving their bondage and shaping their own lives.

Writing:
  • William Grant
Seasons: 1
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  • Release Date: 2005-02-09
  • Views: 3167
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 55

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Morgan Freeman

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