Fugitive Slave Act of 1793

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Practice some primary source analysis with the Fugitive Slave Act of 1793. Learners read the act and then respond to four questions related to the content of the act and the ideas of freedom and security.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use this along with other documents that apply to the concepts of freedom and security
  • Mark the text as a class
  • While called discussion questions in the resource, several of the questions could be used for essay prompts instead
Classroom Considerations
  • You may wish to create your own worksheet with the provided questions
  • Comes with a full copy of the text of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1793
  • Questions require higher-level thinking
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