The Slave Trade

TitleThe Slave Trade
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsSchumann, Abigail
Running Time57 min
Date Released02/15/2007
DistributorColonial Williamsburg Foundation
CountryUnited States

Beginning with the American Revolution, this program explores the U.S. law of 1807 that abolished the transatlantic slave trade. Meet the people who were involved in or influenced by this pivotal legislation: the slaves, plantation owners, slave ship captains, common seamen, government officials, Navy officers, and antislavery activists. [IMBD]

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