The OAH Magazine of History

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Teaching about Slavery


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Strategies for Making History Interesting,
by Anne Firor Scott
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Talking with Students about History Day,
by Clair W. Keller
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Two Teachers Describe Their School’s Involvement,
by Jerry Barrows and Helen Bray
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Do TV Slavery Dramas Reflect Recent Scholarship?,
by William L. Van Deburg
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On the Set of Solomon Northup’s Odyssey,
by Robert Brent Toplin
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A Simulated Street Trial in the Old South,
by Paul W. Bennett, Upper Canada College, Toronto
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A Fugitive Slave Speaks out from England,
by Jane Ann Craig, Travis High School, Austin TX; Rick Morey, Prairie School, Racine, WI; Rosemary V. Miller, South River High School, Annapolis, MD; John W. Larner, Altoona Campus, Pennsylvania State University
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