History KS3 / KS4: Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners

A series of thought provoking clips in which Historian David Olusoga looks at the abolition of slavery in Britain.

Themes include:

  • Why slave owners opposed abolition
  • How British slavery owners fought for compensation
  • The Barbados Slave Code
  • Evidence of British slave ownership in the 1830`s
  • The social and economic impact of slave ownership on British Society

These clips are from the BBC series, Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners

Suitable for: KS3 and KS4/GCSE in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and 3rd, 4th Level, National 4, National 5 and Higher in Scotland.

Contains scenes which some younger viewers may find upsetting. Teacher review recommended prior to use in class.

Why British slave owners opposed Abolition
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The Barbados Slave Code
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British slave owners in the 1830`s
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The social and economic impact of slave ownership on British society
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How British slave owners fought for compensation
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