This books shows students how to find, evaluate, organize and use evidence on key topics about slavery and the slave trade, such as the triangular trade across the Atlantic, attitudes to slavery and conditions on plantations, and the abolition of slavery. There are extensive references to types of sources, including primary source documents like slave ownership records, eyewitness accounts, and photographs, and a range of completed examples and graphic organizers, including timelines.
About the Author
Richard Spilsbury is an experienced author of nonfiction books for young people. He has written about a wide range of topics including science, nature, and history.
Table of Contents
Researching the past What is slavery and the slave trade? Getting started Digging deeper Using your research.