We found 366 reviewed resources for abolitionists
Seeking Historical Detectives to Discover Who Was John Brown?
8th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians act as detectives in order to examine the characteristics of controversial abolitionist John Brown in the 1850s, working to identify his ultimate mission regarding slavery and the larger impact he had on the Civil War.
Man in the Middle: Thomas Day and the Free Black Experience
5th CCSS: Adaptable
How did free and enslaved blacks work to craft freedom for themselves and their families before the Civil War? Young historians read about the life of Thomas Day, a free black man who also owned slaves and had abolitionist ties in...
Leaders and their Beliefs: The Abolitionist and Suffrage Movement
Sixth graders create a thought bubble for an image of an abolitionist or suffrage leader. In this lesson on past leaders, 6th graders demonstrate their understanding of abolition and suffrage by making an appropriate dialogue/thought...