How much did Greater Manchester profit from slavery?
Museums and communities have been debating this question. This website uses objects in museum collections to reveal local stories. Look at the links and tell us what you think.
Using Revealing Histories resources and website you and your students can explore the transatlantic slavery. Drawing the links between the slaves taken from Africa, living in America while and the cotton exported to Manchester. Greater Manchester's links to the American Civil War, the abolition campaign and post-abolition issues in America and in Manchester.
Covering a wide range of links, it's an educative and informative resource suitable for young people aged 11 or over.