Slavery in America

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Provides an online, interactive path through the underground railroad.

This web page details the history of slavery in Africa from prehistoric times to the modern era. Topics include origin, roles, kinship, the spread of Islam, the trans-Saharan slave trade, the Atlantic slave trade, and the end of slavery in Africa.

Details the congressional efforts for and against civil rights (1877-1965)

It presents the presidents (from 1876-1965) and their roles in the rise and fall of Jim Crow laws.

Provides biographies, narratives and major events of Jim Crow era.

An interactive timeline from 1863-1954

A review of United States History to 1877.

The information about the United States slave population comes from United States Census returns from 1790-1860.

Introduces students to the people and places associated with the Underground Railroad (maps included).