Middle Passage Summary
Charles Johnson

Everything you need to understand or teach Middle Passage by Charles Johnson.

  • Middle Passage Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Middle Passage Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Middle Passage Overview

Rutherford Calhoun, as a newly freed slave in New Orleans, is in a continual search for excitement and adventure when he meets prim and proper school teacher Isadora. To escape the commitment of a married life he hops on the ship Republic only to find out that it is a slaver ship headed to Africa. Amongst a revolt of the slaves on the ship, Calhoun must come to terms with himself and the kind of life he wants in this tale of the African American life.

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Middle Passage Lesson Plans contain 122 pages of teaching material, including: