We found 59 reviewed resources for slave rebellion
The Voyage of Slaves in the Transatlantic Slave Trade
5th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Use best-teaching practices to discuss the practices and implications of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Here you'll find a detailed lesson plan involving a variety of collaborative and engaging components, including image analysis,...
Alabama Slave Codes in 1833: What They Can Teach Us About Slaves Themselves
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
After viewing a short PowerPoint about Nat Turner's rebellion, class groups examine Alabama's 1833 slave codes. Individuals then develop a mini-legal brief arguing against one particular slave law.
Writing in First Person about the Atlantic Slave Trade Lesson Plan
6th - 8th
Students investigate the Atlantic slave trade. In this slavery lesson plan, students watch "Slavery, Society, and Apartheid," as well as "Slave Ship." Students discuss the information presented in the videos, especially St. John's...
Amistad and Dred Scott—a Comparative Activity
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What do slaves fighting for their freedom on board a ship and a slave fighting for his freedom in a courtroom have in common? Budding historians investigate the two different cases of the Amistad slave revolt and the Dred Scott argument....
Early Colonial Labor Force: Indentured Servants and Slaves
5th - 6th
Students study the labor force used during Colonial America. In this Colonial America lesson, students discuss labor types used in the colonies. Students read about indentured servants and the use of African slaves. Students use the...
Interactive: Nat Turner's Insurrection
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewFor two days, Nat Turner led an uprising of enslaved people that eventually changed the course of American slavery. Class members explore the timeline of the revolt using an interactive Internet resource. By walking through those days...
A Look at Virginians During Reconstruction, 1865-1877
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The transition between rebellion to reunification was not smooth after the Civil War. Young historians compare primary and secondary source documents in a study of the Reconstruction era in Virginia, noting the rights that were not...
Slavery: How did the Abolition Acts Affect the Slave Trade?
4th - 9th
Learners investigate the abolition of slavery by examining historical documents.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. Learners write about the information they...
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. not only paved the way for African American citizens' civil rights, he created an example for women's groups, Hispanic groups, and groups with disabilities to fight for their rights as well. Learn more with a...
Taking Up Arms and the Challenge of Slavery in the Revolutionary Era
10th - 12th
Students examine a series of documents which discuss the contradiction in the Americans' rhetoric about slavery. They act as members of designated Committees of Correspondence in the five different colonies, communicating their...
Slavery, Manumission, and Freedom: Free Blacks in Charleston before the Civil War
7th - 10th
Students explore the concept of slavery and manumission through a variety of activities. For this civil rights lesson, students gather information from primary sources, then analyze the politics and historical context of the time....
American Revolution and Constitution Take Home Assessment
8th - 12th
In this early American history worksheet, students create posters that feature the branches of government as established by the U.S. Constitution. Students also research founding ideals of the nation and use Venn diagrams to compare and...
American Revolution and Constitution Take-Home Assessment
10th - 12th
In this early American history worksheet, learners draw diagrams of that feature the responsibilities of each of the 3 branches of the federal government and then create their own original visuals that highlight the formation of American...