ending or wiping out of something, usually referring to the ending of slavery.
(1500-1888) exchange of goods and services from Europe and the Americas in exchange for human beings from Africa. Also called the transatlantic slave trade.
small community located about three miles north of Mobile, Alabama, that was founded by previously enslaved people, many of whom were originally brought to the United States on the Clotilda, the last-known slave ship, after the prohibition of the import of enslaved people.
organism from whom one is descended.
person who studies cultures and characteristics of communities and civilizations.
having to do with the study of ancient people and cultures.
study of human history, based on material remains.
material remains of a culture, such as tools, clothing, or food.
real or genuine.
to prohibit or not allow.
captured or enslaved.
unified or sticking together.
social group whose members share common heritage, interests, or culture.
tool to enhance the teaching and learning process; highlighting strengths and achievements as well as areas for improvement.
learned behavior of people, including their languages, belief systems, social structures, institutions, and material goods.
children, grandchildren, and other offspring.
distinct variation of a language, usually marked by accents and grammar.
difference or inequality.
person who is owned by another person or group of people.
scientific study of individual cultures and customs, often associated with anthropology.
display, often in a museum.
good or service traded to another area.
area used to display groups of material organized by type.
cultural or family background.
trade of people for forced labor or sexual exploitation.
good traded from another area.
protecting an archaeological asset while maintaining its original location.
growth of machine production and factories.
having to do with more than one country.
material, ideas, or history passed down or communicated by a person or community from the past.
having to do with the area around a specific place.
tall, pole-like structure rising above the top of a ship, where sails and other rigging are held.
something designed or written to preserve the memory of an event or person.
moral characteristics and customs of a community.
having to do with the government or people of a country.
study of ancient ship construction and use.
point of view or way of looking at a situation.
present an idea or information in such a way as to gain support from one’s audience, usually in the form of a short speech or presentation, which is referred to by the same word (pitch, noun).
status of having very little money or material goods.
protection from use.
to maintain and keep safe from damage.
origin or source of an object, work of art, or literature, the history of ownership of a valued object, work of art, or literature.
something that is left over.
payment of damages done.
to return something to its former status or quality.
large sailing vessel with at least two equal-sized masts.
cut a hole through the bottom, deck, or side of a ship.
able to support all of one's basic needs without assistance.
rough, hand-drawn representation of spatial information.
process and condition of owning another human being or being owned by another human being.
buying, selling, or exchanging of goods and services.
craft for traveling on water, usually larger than a rowboat or skiff.
long journey or trip.