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- Who is Anthony Johnson and why is he significant in the early history of the colony of Virginia?
- In 1756 a ten-year-old girl named Priscilla went on the Middle Passage to America to be a slave. Why is it remarkable that we know about Priscilla and her family to the present day?
- In viewing this documentary, how does Henry Louis Gates emphasize the strengths of the Africans who came to America as slaves? Name at least 3 factors or events that showed their achievements.
- What effects did the establishment of Haiti as a black nation have upon slaveholders and slaves in the US?
- Finally, what did you learn about Africansâ€™ arrival and treatment in North America that you did not know before? Does anything surprise you about the content and images in this documentary?