“The Fiery Trial”

The Fiery Trial Resources for Examination

“Exam Notes” pages ~ hardcopies available in Doc’s classroom.

Digital Interactives on Slavery

Slavery and Freedom @ National Museum of African American History and Culture

Slavery in American @ National Museum of American History

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936 to 1938 @ LoC

Voices from the Days of Slavery @ LoC

The History of American Slavery

Slavery and the Making of America

Whitney Plantation

The Fiery Trial Readings and Assignments

Found Poetry Project and Rubric

Reading: Slavery Comes to America (on GoogleClassroom)

Reading: Conditions of Life in Antebellum Slavery

Narratives of Enslaved People

Poems and Slavery in Poetry

Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Calhoun, Truth, and Douglass

Notice and Note Signposts for Non-Fiction:

  • Word Gaps — What words or phrases do I need to look up?
  • Numbers and Stats — Why does the author use these numbers or amounts? What do these numbers help me see?
  • Contrasts and Contradictions — What surprised me? What are the differences between two or more perspectives? Why do the differences matter?


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