How powerful were slaves?

This lesson sequence for year 8 students was written by Sarah Murphy from Hayes School in Bromley.

Overall enquiry question

How powerful were slaves?

Learning objectives

  • explain how slaves were powerful in some ways even though they were slaves
  • use documents to support statements


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Contextual essay (PDF, 0.01Mb)