12 Years a Slave: Cotton Field Singing
Slaves work furiously in a field to supply the raw material for cotton processing

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  1. Is this easy work? How do you know?
  2. What happens to slaves who aren't productive enough?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the causes of the Civil War, including sectionalism, states' rights, and slavery, and the e...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the individuals, issues, and events related to Mexico becoming an independent nation and it...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain reasons for the involvement of Texas in the Civil War such as states' rights, slavery, secti...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain reasons for the development of the plantation system, the transatlantic slave trade, and the...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    compare the effects of political, economic, and social factors on slaves and free blacks
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze the impact of slavery on different sections of the United States
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the causes of the Civil War, including sectionalism, states' rights, and slavery, and signif...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the development of the slave trade
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the impact of the Atlantic slave trade on West Africa and the Americas

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