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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...
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.
Frederick Douglass’s Speech “The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro”
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
"The Fourth of July is yours, not mine." When Fredrick Douglass said these words in 1852, how did advocates of slavery, as well as Douglass' antislavery audience, react? Here is an excellent lesson not only for analyzing Douglass'...
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...