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Interpreting the Evidence

Barrel, 19th century

  • Documents in this Activity:
  • Historical Eras:

    Expansion and Reform (1801 - 1861)
    Civil War and Reconstruction (1850 - 1877)
    Industrialization (1870 - 1900)

  • Thinking Skill:

    Historical Analysis & Interpretation

  • Grade Level:

    Upper Elementary
    Middle School
    High School

  • Topics:

    African Americans
    Industry
    Labor
    Slavery

  • Primary Source Types:

    Artifact

  • Regions:

    Capital District
    New York State
    Global

  • Creator:

    NYS Archives Partnership Trust Education Team

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