Final Blog Post

To start, the project I would like to continue would be the podcast week.  I was surprised how much I enjoyed it.  I wasn’t really sure how I felt about it at the start of the semester, but when the week came I was a […]

Blog Post 9

Link to Flourish Diagram:   For my research question, I wanted to study the relationship between free and enslaved, female and male, 14 to 25 years of age and from the 1820s dataset.  I thought if I put any more values/labels, it would be […]

Blog Post 8

    The official page from Cherokee Phoenix and Indians’ Advocate. For my research question, I wanted to know Cherokee Phoenix’s thoughts on abolition of slavery.   So I first did advanced search of the words, ‘slavery’, ‘slave’, ‘abolition’ and ‘property’.  The first paper had many […]

Blog Post 7

Link to the object: Museum Label (74 words) : Medallion created by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons, made in England, 1787, with refined stoneware surrounded by ceramic paste attached to a metal chain.  The design of an enslaved man kneeling, hands in chains, “AM I […]

Blog Post 6

US Map Visualization in 1820 with Flourish.   To start off, the process was not too bad, pretty easy to follow directions and then I referred to the lecture towards the end.  I decided to study the group 1820, kind of in the middle of […]

Blog Post 5

In this podcast I talk about a few themes that stood out to me the most from our discussions and readings in class. I thought this was a really cute project, and it was better than I expected. 🙂

Blog Post 3

Image: Text:   Some topics I started searching for first were, “African Methodist Episcopal” (AME) church, but I couldn’t really find anything around the 1818 time period, like what was discussed in Chapter 4 in Schermerhorn.  In addition, I tried searching “1820 Richmond […]

Blog Post 2

In Chapter 2, we read about Rhode Island had passed an abolition act to free all slaves born after March 1,1784.  Rhode Island still had active shippers and merchants in the transatlantic slave trade, and had shippers embark 25,000 more captives on the middle passage […]

Introduction Grace Ward

Hi everyone!  I typically say I am a junior, but it is actually my 5th year.  I was a transfer student from GRCC.  I am majoring in physics and minoring in computational mathematics, science and engineering.  I know I want to study experimental physics rather […]