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Shackles of Memory: The Atlantic Slave Trade
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directed by Michel Moreau and Jean-Marc Masseaut (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996, originally published 1994), 55 mins
From the port of Nantes, located on the French Atlantic coast, more than 1800 slave ships plied their human cargo during the 18th and 19th centuries. These French ships circled the coast of Africa, exchanging trade merchandise for black captives whom they later sold to the colonies being established in the New Wor...
directed by Michel Moreau and Jean-Marc Masseaut (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996, originally published 1994), 55 mins
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Thomas Jefferson
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1997), 3 hours 14 mins
Returning from France, Jefferson strives to preserve the fragile new U.S. government and helps create the first political party, in bitter struggles with the Federalists. He becomes vice president in 1797, and the third U.S. president in 1801. His Louisiana Purchase doubles the nation's size, but he faces controve...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1997), 3 hours 14 mins
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