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Use this Discovering American History video entitled Slavery and Empire 1441 to 1770 to study how the success of European empires was based on a system of slavery, and particularly how the English benefited from that system in the Americas and at home. Learn how the English gained knowledge and skills from the Indians, and how colonists were aided by the skills and agricultural knowledge of African slaves, how the hardship and suffering of slavery was buffered by the development of African American communities among people drawn from many different West African cultures.

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American History and Slavery and Empire 1441-1770 Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • The Start of Slavery in America. Learn about Slavery and Empire 1441-1770. Follow the development of the United States from colonial days through the 1980's through the experiences of diverse communities of Americans.
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  • Learn how the Revolutionary and Constitutional period tested the ability of communities to keep their local identities while forging a national one.
  • Witness the struggle between national and sectional powers during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Examine how the weaknesses of local governments contributed to the growing power of national institutions during the Great Depression.
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