Academic Standard: Subject
The Influence of Geography on Slavery
Tennessee State Standards
Social Studies (2014-2019)
No grade range
Students analyze the influence of geography on the economic, political, and social development of slavery in the United States.
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.