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Grade Level: 4th


North Carolina Standard Course of Study:

Goal 1:

The learner will assess the influence of geography on the economic, political, and social development of slavery in the United States .

Objective 2:

Analyze the role of geography on the growth and development of slavery.

Objective 4:

Investigate the Middle Passage as one of the largest forced migrations in human history.

Goal 2:

The learner will develop an understanding of the justifications and ramifications of slavery between 1619 and 1860.

Objective 1:

Analyze the economic, social, religious, and legal justifications for the establishment and continuation of slavery.

Objective 4:

Assess the role slavery played in the development of nationalism and sectionalism.




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This WebQuest was created by

Brandon Shivers (BRShivers@aol.com) and Meredith Alford ( ma53139@appstate.edu )


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