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An Introduction to C.S. Lewis' The Abolition of Man

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How important are universal values? An engaging installment of a larger playlist includes a summary of C.S. Lewis' The Abolition of Man, one that explores this very question and allows for high schoolers to reflect on their own lives,...
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Harriet Tubman: Abolition Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Imagine breaking out of prison only to continue to go back in to get others out. Welcome to the life of Harriet Tubman. Scholars research her amazing life and her impact on abolition in the United States. Using primary and secondary...
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Abolition Movements in the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils investigate abolition movements in the United States. In this slavery lesson, students create abolition plans offering a compromise to appease the North and the South.
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150 Years of Abolition in Pennsylvania

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study the struggle for abolition in Pennsylvania starting with the Quakers first protest through the burning of Pennsylvania Hall. They conduct research using primary source documents.
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ESL Holiday Lessons: Abolition of Slavery Day

For Students 7th - 11th
For this language skills worksheet, students read an article about Abolition of Slavery Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short...
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Freedom Voices: Abolition and Suffrage in the United States

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students explore abolition and suffrage in the United States.
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Study Guide to The Abolition of Man

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A first-rate resource that tackles the complexity of C.S. Lewis’s The Abolition of Man. It provides a clear plan for analysis, discussion, and exploration. The two sets of questions focus readers to concentrate on the text itself, or to...
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Abolition of Slavery

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the Triangle Trade Route. In this slave trade lesson, students investigate the profits brought by the goods and people traded. Students also participate in a classroom activity that requires them to replicate how slaves...
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Slavery and Abolition: Three Unforgettable Names

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students research the people and events involved in the abolitionist movement prior to the U.S. Civil War. They read about and discuss the roles of Nat Turner, Harriet Tubman, and John Brown. Students complete a word splash, Venn...
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Religious Conflict on the Issue of Slavery/Abolition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the history of America by discussing slavery and Christianity.  For this organized religion lesson, students collaborate in small groups in order to analyze the book Slavery Attacked.  Students investigate the connection...
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Slavery: How did the Abolition Acts Affect the Slave Trade?

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students investigate the abolition of slavery by examining historical documents.  In this U.S. history lesson, students view photographs of East African residents who were forced into slavery.  Students write about the information they...
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The Abolition Movement: Reinforcement

For Students 6th - 12th
In this Abolition movement instructional activity, students complete essays and short answer questions about important people and history in the Abolition movement. Students complete 2 activities, 3 essay questions, and 10 short answer...
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The 1808 Slave Trade Abolition Deadline

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students study the trans-Atlantic Slave trade. In this slave trade lesson, students study the Constitutional Convention Notes and the impact on United States slavery. Students research the slave trade database and other primary sources...
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How Do Leaders Communicate Their Ideas? A Look at the Words of John Brown, Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the lives of notable individuals involved in the struggles for abolition and suffrage. The list sacrifices and that these individuals made to increase the effectiveness of their work and identify essential...
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Abolishing Slavery In America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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. High schoolers write essays...
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The Underground Railroad Before and After the Fugitive Slave Law

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students consider the impact of the Fugitive Slave Law on the activity of the Underground Railroad. In this slavery instructional activity, students examine primary documents that describe the role of the Underground Railroad during the...
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Aboltionist Broadside from Milwaukee, 1854

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners read the essay, Abolition and other reforms, and view an image of a broadside announcing an abolitionist rally in Milwaukee. They design a broadside about a contemporary injustice or social issue.
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June 19 - Juneteenth

For Students 7th - 8th
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that June 19th marks the date of Juneteenth, the abolition of slavery in Texas. Students write why it was important for African Americans to have equal rights.
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Abolition/Social Reform PowerPoint Presentations Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students, in groups, is choose a research topic from a list imbedded in this plan. They are given two class periods to collect and organize information on their topic and create a PowerPoint presentation to give to the class.
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So You Want to Be an Abolitionist?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders become conductors on the Underground Railroad In this abolition lesson, 3rd graders read background information about the railroad prior to making presentations to the their classmates about how they can help free slaves in...
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Examining the Ties Between Abolitionism and the Women's Rights Movement

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the historical link between the abolition and women's movements. After a brief introduction and mini-lecture, students work in pairs or small groups to complete a web quest to answer instructor provided questions...
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Do The Research! Abolition of Slavery in America

For Students 5th - 6th
In this research about slavery worksheet, students use the Internet or other sources to gather information about the abolition of slavery in America. Students answer 4 short essay questions.
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Slavery and the Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's hard to believe the abolition movement was once seen as scandalous. Help learners understand how the US Constitution changed everything. A variety of activities such as corresponding reading activities, group work ideas, and...
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Abolition Movement

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
An enslaved man is rescued by a mob of abolitionists. But are the true mobsters those who held him in bondage? Budding historians consider these questions as they examine a publication from an abolitionist group explaining the dramatic...

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