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HIST 150: Transatlantic Slave Trade (Spring 2024)


There are Eight searches your team has to complete.

After you finish each, call over the librarian. If your answer is correct, I'll show you the next question. First team to win gets a prize!

1. Finding Primary Sources in the Catalog

Using the Library catalog, find me a Primary Source published between 1776-1799 that is against abolition of the slave trade


  • Use boolean like AND and ""
  • Use the publication date limits
  • Keep the search simple.
  • skim beyond the first page of results.
  • "against" is a bad search term.
  • You will NOT need to open the document to find the answer; the catalog record will tell you what you need to know