African-American Resource Links
African American History: Historical Text Archive
This is a web page constructed by Mississippi State University. It provides links to states, regions, people, genealogy, military, slavery, literary, art, and history sites.
A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture
This site provides information on African colonization, slavery and the abolitionist movement, western migration, homesteading, and WPA documents (including ex-slave narratives).
This site compiled by the New Orleans Public Library provides hyperlinked resource materials on "the African experience in the Americas."
The Atlantic Slave Trade:
This site enables researchers to simulate the size and structure of Africa in the era of the slave trade by using demographic data.
This site, formulated by Mississippi State University, provides links to African Studies sites.
Chronology of Important Dates
This site provides a chronology of imporant dates and events in African American history.
Slavery and Abolitionism
This is a site that links to primary source material, including the Confessions of Nat Turner, the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, and proceedings of the Dred Scott case.
Taking the Train to Freedom
This site was created by the National Park Service and provides information on the Underground Railroad.
Excerpts from Slave Narratives
This site, produced by Steven Mintz at the University of Houston, provides hyperlinks to dozens of slave narratives.
The Amistad Case
The National Archives and Records Administration produced this site, which reproduces both facsimiles and transcripts of important legal documents relating to the Amistad case.
Exploring Amistad: Race
& the Boundaries of Freedom in Antebellum Maritime America
This site, produced by Connecticuts Mystic Seaport, "explores the Amistad Revolt and how we make history of it."