Tag Archives: slavery
June is Black Music month. https://tinyurl.com/y42krk9z
America’s Declaration of Independence asserted that ‘all men are created equal’, but that assertion didn’t extend to women, or to men who were slaves. But if Thomas Jefferson had had his way, at least slaves would have been equal. Due to the economic concerns of the rest of founding fathers, the anti-slavery passage he penned […]
https://www.ducksters.com/history/civil_war/underground_railroad.php https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hr8TdHt1PFA Generations Five: Pre-Civil War America was one of Generation One’s Time trips.
The prequel to my Time Rose series was released on August 1st. Generations Five For centuries, the Time Rose medallion has taken the children of a history-loving family into the past to restore the life paths of children whose own histories have been altered. When all such paths have been set to rights, a final […]
Today is World Day Against Child Labour. Not the set-the table, make-your-bed variety – the real deal. https://www.bl.uk/romantics-and-victorians/articles/child-labour And for 152 million children of today, child labour, and worse, child slavery, is not yet history. https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/worst-countries-for-child-labor.html https://www.antislavery.org/slavery-today/child-slavery/
Most people have heard about the Underground Railway. But not all slaves escaped by land. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQvFi8zHoEs
February’s historical book suggestions are Black History Month or Mardi Gras based. (Okay, so some of the latter are modern – but Mardi Gras itself is old.) Ages 3-7 Dinosaur Mardi Gras by Dianne De la Casas Gaston Goes To Mardi Gras by James Rice The Story Of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles (Mid-Twentieth Century […]