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28 resources with the keyterm john brown

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The Election of 1860 & the Road to Disunion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
From the passage of the Fugitive Slave Law and construction of a transcontinental railroad to the conflicts that arose as a result of the Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Dred Scott decision, this video will take your young historians through...
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Daily Assignment Questions: Division and Reunion/ Slavery Divides a Nation

For Students 7th - 9th
The period of slavery and division in the United States is the topic of this lecture guide. Learners will answer each of the 32 questions as they view a slide show or lecture on the Free Soil Party, Fugitive Slave Act, Missouri...
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US Civil Rights Movement: Beginnings through the 60s

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A real find for a U.S. History teacher, this presentation could supplement many class sessions about the Civil Rights Movement. Pictures of events, major figures, and "Whites Only" signs are striking and effective for even your most...
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1850s: Road to Secession

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Detailing the political and social events leading up to the Civil War, this presentation provides students with maps, political cartoons, and photographs to put this time period into historical context. The Presidential Elections of...
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The Trial of John Brown

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the event at Harper's Ferry.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders research John Brown.  Students participate in a trial on John Brown. 
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"We Came to Free the Slaves": John Brown on Trial

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the plight of John Brown to fight slavery. In this Brown vs. Board of Education lesson, students listen to a lecture regarding Brown's work to free slaves through rebellion. Students participate in classroom discussion...
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American Civil War History - Part 1/3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"A house divided against itself cannot stand," Abraham Lincoln famously said. This video series is aged and the sound cracks occasionally, but it does provide accurate information and visual imagery. This is part one of three.
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Who was John Brown?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the life of John Brown to fight slavery. In this Civil War instructional activity, students listen to a lecture regarding Brown's work to free slaves through rebellion. High schoolers conduct further research in...
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Slavery and Abolition: Three Unforgettable Names

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners research the people and events involved in the abolitionist movement prior to the U.S. Civil War. They read about and discuss the roles of Nat Turner, Harriet Tubman, and John Brown. Students complete a word splash, Venn...
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Gold Rush Abolitionists: What Impact did John Brown have on U.S. history?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the impact that John Brown had on American history. In this human rights lesson, students discover details about the raid on Harpers Ferry and the implications it held for the American Civil War.     
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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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Do We See What We Know?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders compare two visual works of art about John Brown. They read a text or listen to an interview, and identify information about him. They debate their opinions using evidence in written and visual texts. They research other...
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John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry and John Brown's Body

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss John's Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry. In this John Brown lesson plan, 4th graders analyze a newspaper article about the raid, and write a descriptive obituary about John Brown. Students view pictures of John Brown...
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John Brown, Then and Now

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders identify some of the ways that the raid at Harper's Ferry influenced the Civil War. They articulate the different ways that people though about John Brown in the 1800's and how his persona may or may not have changed...
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Territorial Characters

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the Kansas Territory.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders read ten biographical cards and summarize the main ideas.  Students create cards to play Who am I?
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John Brown's Passion to End Slavery Leading Up to and Including the Rain at Harpers Ferry

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate John Brown's fight to end slavery. In this slavery lesson, 6th graders read Harpers Ferry, The Story of John Brown's Raid and then research his life as well as the life of slave Osbourne Perry Anderson. Students...
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This Guilty Land

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the actions and motives of John Brown. In this abolition lesson, students discover details about Brown's background as a free-state and abolition supporter. Students discuss his role as that of a martyr or terrorist....
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John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover facts about John Brown. For this Harper's Ferry Raid lesson, 4th graders evaluate the lyrics to the song "John Brown's Body", and write a descriptive obituary  about John Brown. Students also view pictures of John...
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John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students consider the impact of the Harpers Ferry Raid on the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, students conduct research of primary sources pertaining to John Brown and his abolitionist work. Students write essays that present John...
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John Brown Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils create timelines of the Harper's Ferry Raid. For this Civil War lesson, students analyze information and music related to John Brown and his abolitionist work. Pupils design timelines that document the events that led to and...
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John Brown's Raid

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore slavery before the beginning of the Civil War. In this U.S. History lesson, students evaluate the affect of John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry and possible ways it affected slavery by completing a K-W-L chart and...
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Creating a Narrative of John Brown

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the events of the Harper's Ferry raid. Using primary source documents, they complete a chart showing the different view points of the raid. They discuss the possible biases of the authors and the effect of this...
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John Brown Lesson Plan

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate John Brown.  In this U.S. history slavery lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation about John Brown.  Students discuss the North's and South's reaction to John Brown's raid, and determine whether they think...
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This Guilty Land

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers read and discuss several informational cards about John Brown, the historical context he lived in and his abolitionist cause. They complete a character chart and write an epitaph that conveys their opinion of his actions.