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Teaching The Middle Passage

The Middle Passage

Two by two the men and women were forced beneath deck into the bowels of the slave ship.\n\nThe "packing" was done as efficiently as possible. The captives lay down on unfinished planking with virtually no room to move or breathe. Elbows and wrists will be scraped to the bone by the motion of the rough seas.\n\n

USHistory.org

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What was the journey like for those who unwillingly crossed the Atlantic?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.4 - Key Terms & Tone, RH.7 - Visual Information

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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