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Louisa May Alcott | The Civil War
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Louisa May Alcott longed to fight in the Civil War to end the scourge of slavery, but like most nineteenth-century women, was relegated to the ranks of wartime nurses and seamstresses. Learners watch a short dramatization of Alcott's...
The Breathtaking Courage of Harriet Tubman
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Escaping 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...
Free at Last: The African American Struggle for Civil Rights
A timeline of African Americans and their trials and tribulations over the past 500 years is presented here. The slides proceed in chronological order from the slave trade to Reconstruction to the civil rights movement all the way to...