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African and African American Experiences

Open access resources online.

COLONIAL & INDEPENDENT AMERICA

Digital Projects

First Blacks in the Americas
http://firstblacks.org

Revisiting Rebellion: Nat Turner in the American Imagination
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/NatTurner/

The Haitian Revolution and the Louisiana Purchase (Louvre Project website)
https://thelouvertureproject.org/index.php?title=The_Revolution_and_the_Louisiana_Purchase

 

Collections Online

New York African Free School, 1787 – 1835 (with classroom guides) 
https://www.nyhistory.org/web/africanfreeschool/

 

Lesson Plans / Classroom Resources

‚ÄčAfrican Americans at Fort Mose
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00067333/00001

African American Settlement at Fort Mose
https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/programs/african-american/documents/Lessons/04_SS_LPQ2_093.pdf

Florida: A Slave Sanctuary
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00067323/00001

Fort Mose
https://www.polk-fl.net/staff/teachers/tah/documents/floridaflavor/lessons/a-6.pdf

Haitian Historical and Cultural Legacy: A Resource Guide for Teachers:
http://depthome.brooklyn.cuny.edu/habetac/Publications_files/Haitian-Historical.pdf

Role and Status of Africans in Spanish St. Augustine
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00067293/00001

 

Webpages / Blogs

Fort Mose: America’s Black Colonial Fortress of Freedom
https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/histarch/research/st-augustine/fort-mose/

 

 

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