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28 resources with the keyterm abolitionists

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A Brief History of Women in America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The story of women throughout American history is fascinating. Travel the path from domestic slave to the modern day with advocates such as Susan B. Anthony, the Grimké Sisters, and Gloria Steinem. A wonderful presentation that shows how...
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Slavery Bound or Underground

For Teachers 11th
Examine the role of slaves,, slave owners, and abolitionists during the Civil War with a study of the history of the Underground Railroad. Through the many links learners research the people involved and the heroes of the movement....
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Abolitionists and Their Impact on Sectionalism

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the impact of Abolitionist leaders on sectionalism. In small groups, they conduct research on a famous abolitionist, and develop and write a newspaper cover page based on their assigned abolitionist.
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Study Guide- Chapter 12: Road to Civil War

For Students 7th - 11th
Ready to quiz your US History scholars on the road to the civil war? Use this study guide as an outline to prepare them for success as they review for the test. The guide is split into six sections: vocabulary, important places/events,...
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Women Abolitionists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the role of women abolitionists during the Civil War. Using essays and biographies, they try to identify the race and class of the different women activists and determine the expectations of the genders during this time...
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Abolitionists and Proponents of Slavery

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders compare and contrast the visions of abolitionists and proponents of slavery. In this slavery lesson, 11th graders read primary documents representing both sides of the slavery issue and use graphic organizers to analyze...
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Stateside Slavery

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read "Slavery's Past, Paved Over or Forgotten" from The New York Times and discuss as a class. This activity is the introduction for researching a topic on the history of slavery in the U.S. Student groups present their...
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Children's Attitudes about Slavery and Women's Abolitionism as Seen through Antislavery Fairs

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students examine attitudes of children from the North growing up during the time of slavery. Using documents, they discover how abolitionists tried to change people's ideas of using slaves. They explore how women used antislavery fairs...
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Time of Slavery

For Teachers 5th
Young historians learn about abolitionists, The Civil War, Frederick Douglas, and so many more details about slavery in this highly engaging presentation. Teachers could use this as a whole class review and discussion tool.
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Why Did Americans Fight Other Americans?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders develop an understanding of one of the causes of the Civil War. In this American History lesson, 8th graders work in cooperative groups to research the causes of the Civil War. They focus a question about slavery as one of...
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Abolitionists

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history learning exercise, students respond to 14 multiple choice, matching, and true/false questions about American abolitionists. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive learning exercise.
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An Abolitionist Lecture

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate the Abolitionist Movement in the United States. In this 19th century American lesson, 10th graders research Frederick Douglas, William Lloyd Garrison, and Sojourner Truth and their efforts to end slavery....
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From Slaves to Soldiers: African Americans in the Civil War

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders observe several films, including The Divided Union, focusing on the conditions of slavery and African American soldiers in the Union Army. In addition, they watch Uncle Tom's Cabin and Glory to reinforce their knowledge of...
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Trial of John Brown, 1857

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine how John Brown's 1857 trial related to conflicting viewpoints on slavery, view perspectives of radical abolitionists, moderate abolitionists, and slave owners, and form their own opinions on issue of slavery.
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Defenders of Justice

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research abolitionists, civil rights advocates, and their allies to learn about racism and justice. In this racism and justice lesson plan, students define justice and sing a song about activism. Students review the biographies...
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Plantation Economy Discussion: Activity 6

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Lead your class in a discussion on the many components of plantation economics during the colonial period. This presentation is comprised of a single slide which houses 13 discussion topics related to plantation economy. Note: Use this...
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Movement and Music: An Introduction to Slavery

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils create a slavery timeline. They identify key leaders in the anti-slavery movement. Students are asked what they can recall about slavery. They review the following vocabulary words slavery, spirituals, abolitionists, and...
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Anti-Slavery Campaign Strategies

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders create an anti-slavery campaign based on the research they did on the abolitionists of the 19th century. In this anti-slavery lesson plan, 6th graders create a banner and examine historical artifacts.
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Voyage to Freedom - What Does It Mean?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the Underground Railroad by creating a quilt.  In this U.S. History lesson, 5th graders discuss the history of slavery through a class "word splash" and by reading an Underground Railroad map online.  Students...
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1856-1865: Abolitionists and the Civil War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the concept of philanthropy. In this abolition instructional activity, students watch "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and discuss the philanthropic acts they witnessed in the film. Middle schoolers also complete an activity...
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Literature for Lesson 4 - Abolitionists

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners examine the definition of abolition and abolitionists. In this abolition instructional activity, students complete vocabulary work before reading about Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, and Frederick Douglass. They watch a video...
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Notes on Civil War People

For Students 6th
In this notes on Civil War people worksheet, 6th graders fill in the blanks to complete 10 sentences about famous people from the American Civil War era.
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1856-1865: Abolitionists and the Civil War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars discover philanthropic acts of the Civil War era. For this service learning lesson, students research Underground Railroad literature, Reconstruction Amendments, and acts of philanthropy during the Civil War era.
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The Abolitionist Movement

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the Abolitionist Movement in Delaware. In groups, they examine a petition presented to the general assembly and an anti-slavery broadside. They compare and contrast the two documents and develop their own broadside to...