The Underground Railroad and The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850

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Students discover racism and slavery by completing a role playing activity. In this U.S. history lesson plan, students analyze documents from the Civil War era and describe the Fugitive Slave Law. Students view a video on YouTube about the Underground Railroad and write a diary entry through the eyes of a runaway slave.

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Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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