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Who Was Cinque?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Amistad revolt and its significance in the American debate over slavery. They review and discuss period newspaper reports about the revolt.
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Abolishing Slavery In America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover details about abolition. In this slavery lesson, students watch Abolishing Slavery in America and then conduct further research about the events that took place on the Zong and Amistad. Students write essays that...
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The Amistad Case

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students analyze the Amistad case and how it impacted slavery in the United States. They, in groups, receive a document, answers the focus questions and presents their findings to the class.
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The Amistad Case: A Mock Trial

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students hold a mock trial. In this Amistad case lesson, students prepare for and participate in a mock trial regarding the Amistad case and determine the fate of the Africans recovered on the ship.
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Examining the Middle Passage

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the conditions and treatment of slaves on ships. Using documents, they role-play different scenerios, African Americans would have faced on the Amistad. They write letters or create a poster showing their hardships.
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Civil Rights/Segregation

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate Civil Rights by participating in role-playing activities.  In this U.S. History lesson, 6th graders research the history of slavery in order to portray a story through their debating and acting abilities. ...
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Looking at Human Struggle Through The Language Arts Curriculum: The Faces of Slavery

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the use of slavery in the United States. Using a map, they draw the route of the Tecora and Amistad voyages. Individually, they write an essay describing their opinions on whether the Africans on the ships should be...
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Amistad Chapter Activity Worksheet

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Amistad chapter questions worksheet, students complete several chapters worth of questions that test their reading comprehension.
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For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explain the predicament of the slaves on the Amistad and the conditions that led them to revolt against their captors. After watching the movie 'Amistad,' students engage in a class discussion based on what they saw.