Saturday Session: New York, Slavery, and the Civil War

Open to: All teachers.

Opportunity at a Glance: New York’s pro-southern, pro-slavery environment dramatically affected the lives of free and enslaved Black New Yorkers in the 19th century. Using materials from our New York Divided curriculum, explore how the clash of racial attitudes in New York influenced the abolition movement and responses to the Civil War. Pizza lunch will be served. Participants will receive 4 CTLE hours. Cost: $15 per person ($10 for members).

Event date: Saturday, October 26, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Registration Deadline: Saturday, October 26.

Location: New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West.


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