This lesson is designed to be an introduction activity for students. Students will be provided with background information about slavery in the 13 colonies.
At the end of this lesson, students are expected to answer the following questions:
● What were key factors that led to the introduction and growth of slavery in the original thirteen colonies?
● How was triangle trade, or triangular trade, carried out by America, Europe and Africa during the colonial period?
● What were some of the hardships faced by slaves brought to the new colonies?
This lesson will provide students with a classroom activity, lesson extension, and project ideas. The main lesson will require students to break up into learning groups and answer various open-ended questions. Once they have completed these questions they will engage in a group discussion.
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