This website offers a series of interactive laboratory modules for use in college-level introductory U.S. History. Just as science or language courses include laboratory work as an essential component of the learning experience, these history labs challenge students to "do history" by analyzing primary source materials and interpreting them for meaning
The labs were created by U.S. History faculty from across the 19 colleges of The City University of New York. For more information about using the labs, view the Instructor Resources section.
By the middle third of the eighteenth century, plantation slavery had taken firm root in the Chesapeake colonies of Virginia and Maryland. The principal...