This emotionally charged and historically poignant video will truly leave your students with an appreciation for the horrors of the institution of Slavery in America. This video is a great introduction to the slave trade in America. The accompanying song, "Sing Low, Sweet Chariot", will provide a discussion on the significance of slave spirituals in the daily life of the slave as well as their eventual escape from their condition. Students should be instructed to take notes during the video. They should document photos or documents they know, questions they have and most importantly how they feel as they preview the video.