The Growth and Spread of Slavery
Lecture no. 4 from the course: Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History
Taught by Professor Richard Kurin | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Starting with a set of slave shackles, chart the history of slavery in the Americas. Discover how the invention of the cotton gin helped expand slave labor. Then follow the story of African-American abolitionist Harriet Tubman, as told through some of her treasured personal belongings.