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History of American Slavery | Slate Academy Preview

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America's defining institution, as told through the lives of nine enslaved people. Enjoy this free preview of this multi-part Slate Academy series with acclaimed historians and writers, alongside Slate's Jamelle Bouie and Rebecca Onion. For the full course, join Slate Plus at slate.com/academyplus

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English


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History of American Slavery | E:6 | King Cotton

8/30/2015
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This is a free full episodepreview of The History of American Slavery, our inaugural Slate Academy. To access all features of the Academy and to learn more about enrolling, visitSlate.com/Academy In Episode 6 of The History of American Slavery, a Slate Academy, hosts Rebecca Onion and Jamelle Bouie explore the rise of the antebellum cotton economy in the early decades of the 19th century. They discuss how the growth of the cotton industry transformed the American system of slavery and the...

Duration: 00:45:50


History of American Slavery | Office Hours | Henry Louis Gates On Slave Nar

7/28/2015
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This is a free full episode preview of The History of American Slavery, our inaugural Slate Academy. Enroll now to access all features of the Academy. VisitSlate.com/Academyto learn more. In this bonus edition of The History of American Slavery, aSlate Academy, special guest Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. joins hosts Jamelle Bouie and Rebecca Onion to discuss slave narratives. Dr. Gates recounts his own experience as a graduate student in the 1970s, when many historians were only beginning to...

Duration: 00:21:37


History of American Slavery | E:4 | The Family Life of the Enslaved

7/14/2015
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This is a free excerpt of The History of American Slavery, our inauguralSlate Academy. To listen to Episode 4 in its entirety, visitthe show page. To access all features of thisSlate Academy, and to learn more about enrolling, visitSlate.com/Academy In episode 4 ofThe History of American Slavery, aSlateAcademy, hosts Rebecca Onion and Jamelle Bouie explore the shape of family life on the slave plantations of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. In this free excerpt, they speak to...

Duration: 00:18:06


History of American Slavery | E:2 | Inside the Slave Ship

6/2/2015
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This episode ofThe History of American Slaveryis free to all as a sample. To join thisSlateAcademy, listen to all nine episodes of the podcast as they are released, and read supplementary materials, visitslate.com/academy. In episode two,hosts Rebecca Onion and Jamelle Bouie explore the shape of slavery during the late 18th century. They talk about the heyday of the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the birth of the British abolitionist movement. They begin their discussion by remembering the...

Duration: 00:47:27


History of American Slavery | E:0 | How to Listen to this Slate Academy

6/2/2015
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This introductory episode is available free topreview our inaugural Slate Academy. Enroll now to access all features of the Academy. VisitSlate.com/Academy In this episode: Welcome! Introductions, our inspiration, and our policy on grades (there are none).

Duration: 00:08:47