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Document Activity: Runaway Slave Notices
In this exercise, your students will strengthen their understanding of slavery and slave culture by examining runaway slave notices. 1. Direct your students to ...
Document/Writing Activity: William Byrd II
William Byrd II was one of the wealthiest planters in colonial Virginia. Born in Virginia, he was sent to England for his education, but return following the death of his father to run the family estate at Westover. He was considered highly ...