Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Slave Market in Mobile, Alabama

The Slave Market in Mobile, Alabama

Tour guide Eric Finley explains the history of the slave market in Mobile, Alabama.

Description

Tour guide Eric Finley explains the history of the slave market in Mobile, Alabama.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Explain the origin of the slave trade in Mobile, Alabama.
  • Describe the experiences of captives on board the ship from Africa to Mobile.
  • How were they treated once they reached Mobile?

Additional Resource

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Auctioneer
    • Chattel Slavery
    • Indentured Servitude
    • Inhumane
    • Shackle

    Topics

    Civil Rights & Civil LibertiesU.S. HistoryWorld History

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh SchoolUniversity