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Did Lincoln free the slaves or did the slaves free themselves?
7th - 8th
Students study the Emancipation Proclamation and analyze its meaning. In this Emancipation Proclamation lesson, students read the Emancipation Proclamation and supporting documents and decide if the slaves freed themselves or if Lincoln...
Freedom for All? The Contradictions of Slavery and Freedom in the Maryland
3rd - 8th
Learners are be able to analyze the contrast between the rights and privileges referenced in the Declaration of Independence and the Maryland State Constitution in comparison to the rights and privileges of slaves. They are be able to...
Kentuckians in the Civil War Era: Constructed Response Essay
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What part did Kentucky play in the Civil War? A constructed response essay assignment tests to ensure scholars understand the concepts and the arguments for the causes of the Civil War. Learners must read a primary source quote and then...
How Effective were the Efforts of the Freedmen’s Bureau?
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Effective or ineffective? As part of a study of post Civil War America, young historians analyze a series of primary sources to evaluate the effectiveness of the Freedmen's Bureau in addressing the challenges faced by the slaves freed by...
Civil Rights and Equal Protection
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Almost every American is familiar with the Supreme Court case of Brown vs. Board of Education. Far fewer understand the constitutional reasoning or the wide-ranging consequences of the ruling in the field of criminology. The interesting...
A President's Vision: Abraham Lincoln
5th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Invite your learners to take a close look at Abraham Lincoln's presidency through analysis worksheets of several images and primary documents, presented on an educational poster entirely dedicated to this great United States president.