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The Breathtaking Courage of Harriet Tubman
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewEscaping slavery only to return and escape again is quite a heroic act. The life of Harriet Tubman launches scholars into a world of courage, fear, and freedom. Using video clips and questions, young historians uncover the story of the...
The Underground Railroad and The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850
5th - 8th
Young scholars discover racism and slavery by completing a role playing activity. In this U.S. history lesson, students analyze documents from the Civil War era and describe the Fugitive Slave Law. Young scholars view a video on YouTube...
The Underground Railroad Before and After the Fugitive Slave Law
10th - 12th
Young scholars consider the impact of the Fugitive Slave Law on the activity of the Underground Railroad. In this slavery lesson, students examine primary documents that describe the role of the Underground Railroad during the fight for...