In these lessons, students will identify key features of the Transatlantic slave trade and the impact it had on one individual; Frederick Douglass.
They will go on to understand why he chose Bristol as an important place to visit and educate people, before deciding – using the 5 Rs criteria – whether he should be given a Blue Plaque within the city.
- A local history study
- Ideas, political power, industry and empire; Britain, 1745-1901
How to get there
This lesson is designed to be taught in a classroom. However, if you would like to visit the city of Bristol with your class, please use either of the options below to help plan your journey.
The nearest station is Bristol Temple Meads.