From Slavery to Freedom
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From Slavery to Freedom, 9/e

John Hope Franklin
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Harvard University

ISBN: 0072963786
Copyright year: 2011


Primary Source Investigator Online

McGraw-Hill's Primary Source Investigator (PSI), available online at, is designed to support and enrich the text discussion in From Slavery to Freedom. PSI gives instructors and students access to more than 100 primary and secondary sources including documents, images, maps, and videos. Students can use these resources to formulate and defend their understanding of the topics discussed in each chapter. All assets are indexed alphabetically as well as by type, subject, place, and time period allowing students and instructors to locate resources quickly and easily.

Student Resources in PSI

Primary Source Documents: New in this edition of From Slavery to Freedom , this database includes items from a wide range of contemporary accounts. Each document is accompanied by a detailed description and a series of critical thinking questions that draw students into the content and engage them in thoughtful analysis. Sources include private papers, government documents, and a variety of publications.

Images: This extensive collection includes photographs of artifacts, and buildings as well as contemporary paintings, engravings, and drawings. Each image is also accompanied by a description and critical thinking question.

Interactive Maps: Each map's legend is interactive, allowing students to see historical change over time and compare various factors in the order of their choice.

Research and Writing Center : The PSI Research and Writing Center provides a wide range of resources to guide students in writing papers, conducting research, and organizing their efforts to achieve academic success. Divided into four sections, the Writing Center provides tips for success in college, tools for conducting research and formatting materials, avoiding plagiarism, and ultimately writing an effective paper.

Instructor Resources in PSI

Faculty Guide: The Faculty Guide provides easy reference to all learning assets, both in the text and on PSI. Each chapter is accompanied by a rich list of resources, including P owerPoint slides, image bank, outline maps, book maps, and test bank questions, all keyed to the chapter. In addition to learning assets, the Faculty Guide includes a chapter overview, list of themes, lecture strategies, discussion suggestions, suggestions for further reading, and chapter-specific film recommendations.

Additional Resources for Students

The Online Learning Center for students at serves as a robust study tool, providing a wide range of material to enhance learning and to simplify studying. Resources are keyed directly to this edition and include:

Student Quizzes that allow students to check their understanding of the course material. The quizzes can be emailed directly to instructors.

Essay Quizzes that can be emailed directly to instructors. • Map Exercises keyed to series of questions that help students plot historical progress geographically.

Additional Resources for Instructors

This text offers a wealth of supplemental materials to aid both students and instructors. The Online Learning Center at is an Internet-based resource for students and faculty members. The Instructor's Resources are password-protected and offer:

Test Bank that includes over 500 multiple choice, true-false, and matching questions.

Computerized Test Bank, McGraw-Hill's EZ Test, is a flexible, easy-to-use electron-ic test-building program. It accommodates a wide range of question types and instructors may add their own questions. Any test can be exported for use with a course management system, and the program is compatible with Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

PowerPoint slides enhanced by images from the text.

Classroom Performance System (CPS) [verify], a wireless polling system that gives the instructor immediate feedback from every student in the class, brings interactivity to From Slavery to Freedom . Use CPS to pose questions during your lecture that have been prepared by McGraw-Hill or enter your own questions. A complete CPS Tutorial is available at

Instructors: To experience this product firsthand, contact your McGraw-Hill Education Learning Technology Specialist.