Academic Standard: Subject

The Growth of Slavery in America 1619-1860
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Set: 
Social Studies (2014-2019)
Type: 
Subject
Grade range: 
No grade range

Students analyze the justifications and ramifications of slavery between 1619 and 1860.

 
Elements within this Subject
 
Standard
Analyze the economic, social, religious, and legal justifications for the establishment and continuation of slavery.
Identify and evaluate the various ways Africans in America resisted slavery.
Analyze the role slavery played in the development of nationalism and sectionalism.
Assess the development of the abolitionist movement and its impact on slavery and the nation.