Monday, October 24, 2016

Animated interactive of the history of the Atlantic slave trade

Animated interactive of the history of the Atlantic slave trade.:


Click on the link above and view the animated interactive illustration of the history of the Atlantic slave trade.  Be sure to pause the interactive and click on the individual dots which represent the slaver ships on their routes across the ocean.  Read the article underneath that explains the interactive.

1.  What did you learn from this article?

2.  How does the interactive animation affect your understanding of the slave trade?

3.  How does this technology change your perspective on "The Interesting Life of Olaudah Equiano," which we read in class?




Click on the link below and listen to the podcast on Olaudah Equiano:


http://www.slate.com/articles/life/the_history_of_american_slavery/2015/06/history_of_american_slavery_olaudah_equiano_and_life_aboard_a_slave_ship.html?wpsrc=sp_all_article_storypromo


4.  How does this podcast add to your understanding of the story?