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Spirits of the Passage:

The Transatlantic Slave Trade

This exhibit provides an overview of the Transatlantic Slave Trade and examines Florida's unique role within it. 

Sample Educational Materials

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Sample Interactive

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LA. Read and interpret informational text and organize information

LAFS.4.RI.1.3: Explain events, procedures, or concepts in historical, scientific, or technical texts​

LAFS.68.RH.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/ social studies

LAFS.68.RH.3: Integrate visual information with other information in print and digital texts

LAFS.910.RH.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/ social science

SS.4.A.3.7: Identify nations that controlled Florida before it became a United States territory

SS.6.G.1.1: Use latitude and longitude to understand the relationship between people and places on the Earth

SS.6.G.1.5: Use scale, cardinal direction, and intermediate directions and estimation of distances between places on current and ancient maps of the world

SS.6.G.1.6: Use a map to identify major bodies of water of the world, and explain ways they have impacted the development of major civilizations

SS.8.A.1.2: Analyze charts, graphs, maps, photographs and timelines

SS.8.A.1.7: View historic events through the eyes of those who were there as shown in their art, writings, music, and artifacts

SS.912.A.1.1: Describe the importance of historiography. which includes how historical knowledge is obtained and transmitted, when interpreting events in history

SS.912.A.1.4: Analyze how images, symbols, objects, graphs, charts, maps, and artwork may be used to interpret time periods and events from the past

SS.912.H.2.3: Apply various types of critical analysis to work in the arts, including types and uses of symbolism

SS.912.W.4.14: Recognize the practice of slavery and other forms of forced labor experienced during the 13th through 17th centuries.

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This project is sponsored in part by

the Department of State,

Division of Historical Resources,

and the State of Florida.

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