Up From Slavery

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  • 2011
  • 1 Season
  • 7.3  (36)

In 1860, as the American Experiment threatened to explode into a bloody civil war, there were as many as four hundred thousand slave-owners in the United States, and almost four million slaves.

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Aftermath of the Civil War and New
7. Aftermath of the Civil War and New "Freedom"
September 14, 2011
This section of the series looks at the conclusion of the War Between the States and the effects of the outcome for slaves, slave owners and the entire country.
The Civil War.  Emancipation Proclamation
6. The Civil War. Emancipation Proclamation
September 14, 2011
This portion of the series talks about the causes of and start of the Civil War; the evolution of the drive to win on each side of the conflict and of President Lincoln's bold step towards freedom for all slaves in the United States.
Abolition from the North Grows
5. Abolition from the North Grows
September 14, 2011
This segment of the series speaks about the efforts by Northern Abolitionists to eliminate slavery prior to the start of the Civil War. The participants in this cause and the actions taken by them are recounted.
Nat Turner's Rebellion, 1831
4. Nat Turner's Rebellion, 1831
September 14, 2011
This part of the series presents the reaction by individuals and parties to the continued use of slave labor in portions of the United States.
Slavery in the United States After the Revolution
3. Slavery in the United States After the Revolution
September 14, 2011
This segment of the series talks of the changes in slavery in the newly-created United States and the beginning of major differences in the tolerance and utilization of slavery between the North and South.
18th Century Colonial America and Slavery Under the Rule of the British Empire
2. 18th Century Colonial America and Slavery Under the Rule of the British Empire
September 14, 2011
The United States was founded upon the idea that all men are created equal and endowed by their creator with the inalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, but would pay a bloody cost for denying that right to more than twelve percent of its population.
1. 1619 Virginia - The First African Slaves Arrive
1. 1. 1619 Virginia - The First African Slaves Arrive
September 13, 2011
Up From Slavery is a powerful, compelling and haunting documentary series that examines the history of slavery in America, from the arrival of the first African slaves through Nat Turner's Rebellion to the Civil War and beyond.
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In 1860, as the American Experiment threatened to explode into a bloody civil war, there were as many as four hundred thousand slave-owners in the United States, and almost four million slaves. Up From Slavery is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (7 episodes). The series first aired on September 13, 2011.

Where to Watch Up From Slavery

Up From Slavery is available for streaming on the Mill Creek website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Up From Slavery on demand at Amazon, Google Play, Hoopla and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 13, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (36)