Academic Standard: Subject

The Influence of Geography on Slavery
Tennessee State Standards
Social Studies (2014-2019)
Grade range: 
No grade range

Students analyze the influence of geography on the economic, political, and social development of slavery in the United States.

Elements within this Subject
Analyze the economic, political, and social reasons for focusing the slave trade on Africa, including the role of Africans, Europeans, and colonists.
Analyze the role of geography on the growth and development of slavery.
Assess the impact of the slave trade on Africa and the colonies.
Identify and explain the Middle Passage as one of the largest forced migrations in human history.