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The Voyage of Slaves in the Transatlantic Slave Trade

For Teachers 5th - 10th Standards
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,...
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Nat Turner Rebellion

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Nat Turner's rebellion was a watershed moment in the history of American slavery. Using primary source documents and images, budding historians consider how people reacted to the uprising of enslaved people. Once finished, they consider...
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Slave Revolts: Armed Resistance to Slavery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the fear of slave rebellions in the South. They discuss the reasons behind this fear. Students draw a timeline showing slave resistance between the 1712-1831. They answer questions regarding slave revolts. Students...
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Alabama Slave Codes in 1833: What They Can Teach Us About Slaves Themselves

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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.
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Ancient Rome: Rebellion - Part 2/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part two begins with Titus and his father plotting to engage in war and rise in the ranks. General Vespasian moves into Israel and Egypt to round up Jewish slaves and slow the rebellion.
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Slave Laws in British Colonial New York, 1664—1722

For Students 8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, learners analyze colonial New York slave laws. Students respond to 4 short answer questions about the laws.
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"We Came to Free the Slaves": John Brown on Trial

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the plight of John Brown to fight slavery. In this Brown vs. Board of Education lesson, students listen to a lecture regarding Brown's work to free slaves through rebellion. Students participate in classroom discussion...
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Amistad and Dred Scott—a Comparative Activity

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
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....
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Writing in First Person about the Atlantic Slave Trade Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the Atlantic slave trade. In this slavery lesson, students watch "Slavery, Society, and Apartheid," as well as "Slave Ship." Students discuss the information presented in the videos, especially St. John's Revolt....
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Denmark Vesey's Rebellion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the slave, Denmark Vesey, and create a dramatic play depicting his life.
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The Agricultural South

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students define the key terms presented in the lesson. Students identify and describe the social structure of Southern society . Students explain how slavery evolved in the colonies and how slaves maintained their culture in the colonies.
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Effects of the Stono Rebellion

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders learn about a slavery rebellion.  In this slavery activity, 4th graders work in groups to review different non-violent ways enslaved Africans protested slavery.  Students learn about the Stono Rebellion, read a letter...
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Haitian Revolution (Part 1)

For Students 7th - 12th
After discussing the French Revolution, the narrator addresses the slave rebellion in Saint-Domingue in August 1791. He details the political and economic connections between the citizen revolution in France and the slave revolution in...
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Rebellion quiz

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this slaves worksheet, students answer multiple choice and short answer questions about slaves and the history of slavery. Students complete 8 questions.
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Background to the Conflict: Pre-Civil War Days

For Teachers 8th - 12th
The American Civil War was a complex test of a relatively young democracy in the mid-nineteenth century. Discuss the events and factors that led to the Civil War with a thorough slideshow presentation.
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Stono Rebellion

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the Stono Rebellion. In this Colonial America instructional activity, 4th graders research the Stono Slave Rebellion using primary and secondary sources. Students study how the rebellion affected the treatment of...
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Early Colonial Labor Force: Indentured Servants and Slaves

For Teachers 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...
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Slavery, Society, and Apartheid

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the St. John slave revolt of 1733. In this slavery and apartheid lesson, students view the DVD "Slavery, Society, and Apartheid." Students respond to discussion questions regarding the content of the DVD which features...
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Ugly History: The 1937 Haitian Massacre

For Students 9th - 12th
What does parsley have to do with the 1937 Haitian Massacre? Introduce viewers to the tragic events surrounding Rafael Trujillo's ordered slaughter of Haitians living along the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The video...
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Lincoln Frees the Slaves

For Students 5th - 7th
Read about Abraham Lincoln, slavery, and the Civil War, then analyze a quote and a painting. Learners read the provided background information then answer three questions related to Lincoln's views of the Civil War. They analyze a...
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Interactive: Nat Turner's Insurrection

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
For 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...
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A Look at Virginians During Reconstruction, 1865-1877

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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The French and Indian War (1756 to 1763):

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Take your class through the lead-up, strategies, and effects of the French and Indian War of the mid-18th century. The dynamics of American patriotism is put to the test in the vital years before the American Revolution, and the ongoing...
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American Revolution: Case Studies

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the climate regarding women and slaves following the American Revolution. In this primary research skills lesson plan, students examine 15 case studies that require them to discuss the scenarios paired with primary...
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Who was John Brown?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the life of John Brown to fight slavery. In this Civil War lesson, students listen to a lecture regarding Brown's work to free slaves through rebellion. Students conduct further research in order to write historical poems.
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Slavery: How did the Abolition Acts Affect the Slave Trade?

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Learners investigate the abolition of slavery by examining historical documents.  In this U.S. history instructional activity, students view photographs of East African residents who were forced into slavery.  Learners write about the...
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People power

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore about the British ban on slave trading and compare it to high profile campaigns today. They discuss what motivates people to behave in this way? What do students want to change, and how would they go about doing this?
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Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss the Atlantic slave trade and the facts about the St. John revolt.  In this investigative lesson students write a personal account of a person involved in the revolt. 
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Nat Turner

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars read about Nat Turner and decide what type of person he was. In this content area reading lesson plan, students read about Nat Turner from three different primary documents, answer guiding questions about the information...
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Missing Pieces of the Puzzle: African Americans in Revolutionary Times

For Students 5th
What's missing from most studies of the American Revolutionary War is information about the role African Americans played in the conflict. To correct this oversight, middle schoolers research groups like the Black Loyalists and  Black...
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The Emancipation Proclamation

For Students 8th Standards
The Emancipation Proclamation: one of the most important primary sources for studying American history! An interdisciplinary resource includes a reading of Abraham Lincoln's seminal speech quoted directly. Following the reading, pupils...
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Millionaire Review Game: Civil War Era

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Could you win a million dollars by being good at your US history? Maybe not, but kids can pretend they will, as they play Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Civil War Edition. There are 15 fantastic questions about slavery, Lincoln, the...
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American Equality Milestones

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Has equality always existed as an unalienable right in the United States? Use this worksheet to chronicle the history and progression of equality in major documents and speeches throughout American history. The graphic organizer asks...
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The Emancipation Proclamation

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Start your class on the Emancipation Proclamation. The entire text of the Proclamation is included here along with two questions to answer. Space is provided to allow pupils to write their responses right on the page. Use this as a quick...
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The Emancipation Proclamation

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation is at the center of this resource, which asks learners to consider how this document was received and the effect of prejudice in general.
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Freedom at Antietam

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore how the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation affected everyday individuals in the Civil War era. Learners are given the opportunity to read and evaluate primary and secondary source material, and then to compose a writing...
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Abolishing Slavery

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students explain the goals and methods of the abolitionist movement. They identify key leaders in the movement. This lesson has adaptations for elementary through high school. Links are provided for resource readings.
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Frederick Douglas and Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students discuss the significance of the announcement of the Emancipation Proclamation and the assassination of Lincoln. They analyze how historians use evidence and develop differing interpretations. Students examine historical bias and...
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The Emancipation Proclamation

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the historical importance of the Emancipation Proclamation. In this United States History lesson, students use the internet to research the specific events that were centered around the Emancipation Proclamation, then...
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Lewis and clark...and Jodie, Freddi, and Samantha

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students practice descriptive language when one student describes an object to another student who cannot see it. They guess what the object is and relate the experience to that of the Lewis and Clark expeditionary journals.
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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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The Spread of Revolutions

For Students 7th - 11th
In this spread of revolutions study guide worksheet, students read the notes provided regarding the Enlightenment and the revolutions that took place in England, Latin America, Haiti, France, and the United States.
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The Emancipation Proclamation Through Different Eyes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine how various segments of the American population viewed the Emancipation Proclamation. They read the Emancipation Proclamation, analyze key terms and statements in the document, and participate in a debate.
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A Timeline of Virginia History

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore the geography of the United States by researching Virginia.  In this U.S. History lesson, students examine important dates and individuals that helped form Virginia into one of the more popular U.S. States.  Students...
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Emancipation Proclamation

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students examine the Emancipation Proclamation. In this Emancipation Proclamation lesson, students examine the document and respond to 6 questions regarding it.
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Slavery, Manumission, and Freedom: Free Blacks in Charleston before the Civil War

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore the concept of slavery and manumission through a variety of activities. In this civil rights lesson plan, students gather information from primary sources, then analyze the politics and historical context of the time....
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American Revolution and Constitution Take Home Assessment

For Students 8th - 12th
In this early American history activity, learners 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...
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American Revolution and Constitution Take-Home Assessment

For Students 10th - 12th
For this early American history worksheet, students 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...
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Abraham Lincoln

For Students 4th - 10th
In this Abraham Lincoln worksheet, students read the passage about Abraham Lincoln and answer short answer questions about him. Students complete 4 questions total.
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George Washington: Founding Father

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore George Washington. Focusing on his personal life, it offers an examination of the man behind the towering symbol. Washington's stature as first president and founding father created a public persona. George
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The Ottoman Empire

For Students 7th - 10th
In this Ottoman Empire learning exercise, students read a 1-page selection about the empire and examine a map. Students then respond to 5 short answer questions about the reading selection and the map.
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Civil War and Reconstruction

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners examine the differences between the North and South during the pre-Civil War era. In this Civil War era lesson plan, students spent 7 days looking at things that were different between the Union and Confederate state before the...
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Slavery's Opponents and Defenders

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the wide-ranging debate over American slavery and the lives of its leading opponents and defenders and the views they held about America's "peculiar institution."
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Latin America: 1500-Present

For Students 6th - 11th
For this Latin American history study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the history of Latin America from 1500 to the present and fill in the blanks with the appropriate words. Students also respond to 23...
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Artwork of Henry Darger

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine and respond to artwork of Henry Darger. In this art and response lesson plan, students look at images of the work of Henry Darger and respond to them by completing an observation form and with an original piece of art.
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Henry Darger Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners complete an art analysis for the art of Henry Darger. In this art analysis lesson, students read background information for the example pieces and answer careful looking questions, discussion questions, context questions, and...
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Attitudes Toward Emancipation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners evaluate the provisions of the Emancipation Proclamation. They trace the stages that led to Lincoln's formulation of this policy. Explore the range of contemporary public opinion on the issue of emancipation.
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Backward Lesson

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students view a copy of the painting "Last Moment of John Brown (1884). They discuss the content and composition of the painting. Important questions to be answered during the discussion are included with the instructional activity. They...
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Low-country Rice Planting and Cooking

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders compare the use of rice in the 1700s to the modern use of rice. In this lesson examining the importance of rice in US history, 8th graders learn about the role of rice in the early 1700s and compare the use of rice in...

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