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59 resources with the keyterm slaves

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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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Comparing SLaves and Servants in Colonial New York

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young historians compare and contrast differences in the laws that regulated the activities of slaves and servants. They review and analyze a series of primary source documents to explain the social constructs related to slaves and...
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Who Freed the Slaves During the Civil War?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Pose the question to your historians: who really freed the slaves? They critically assess various arguments, using primary sources as evidence. In small groups, scholars jigsaw 5 primary source documents (linked), and fill out an...
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Invetories Slave owner or not?

For Teachers 7th
Primary source analysis is a great way to bring history to life. Learners examine a series of personal inventories taken from Southern white males who died during the Civil War era. They analyze the documents to determine the social and...
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The Atlantic System and Africa 1550-1800

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The Atlantic slave trade is thoroughly depicted and explained here, in terms of economics and pre-colonization. Plantation life, eighteenth century technology, economics of the time, and dealings with Africa are all covered. Note: Each...
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The Diversity of American Colonial Societies: 1530-1770

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
An extensive view of the demographic, environment and diversity found in early American colonial societies. Older learners are provided with a fairly clear image of the many different people who came to the New World. There is a lot of...
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The Economienda System

For Students 8th - 10th
Explore the Economienda System common in Latin America during the 1700s. The class will read the included text, answer 3 critical-thinking questions, and fill out a pie chart showing the demographics of the time. They will learn about...
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Underground Railroad PowerPoint

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A very interesting presentation on the Underground Railroad used by slaves who were seeking freedom. Learners consider photographs of safe houses, devices used to hide from capture, maps of routes used, and pictures of white people who...
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The African Slave Trade

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Provide your class with a look of the scope and context of the African Slave Trade. Graphic images of lynchings, injuries from whippings, and slave auctions will leave viewers agape with horror and ready to discuss the question on the...
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Civil War and Reconstruction

For Teachers 5th
Factual statements relevant to the Civil War, Reconstruction, slavery, and the 13th, 14th or 15th Amendments are started on each slide, prompting students to complete the sentence with an important term . There are 32 questions phrased...
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How Africans Became Slaves for the Colonists

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a t-chart identifying the advantages and disadvantages of having indentured servants. In groups, they research the use of serfs and slaves in various cultures and share their responses. To end the lesson plan, they...
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Backward Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore and analyze the position of freedmen in the post Civil War period as well as the impact of Andrew Johnson's presidency on Reconstruction. In addition, they evaluate the laws and amendments that were put in place during...
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Slaves, the Labor Force, and the Economy

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine critical role that slaves, freemen, and plebeians played in the Roman Empire. They complete creative writing that addresses how the Roman class system and the use of slavery contributed to the downfall of the Roman Empire.
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Massachusetts Slave Emancipation

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the history of slavery in the United States.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders read handouts and answer various questions.  Students create a skit which depicts the reactions of enslaved people and...
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The Antebellum Period

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Young scholars investigate certain Antebellum themes related to slavery. In this social studies assignment, students discuss the issues that separated the North and the South. They will work in groups of five.
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Game of Change: Slaves and Auctioneer

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze a picture of an American folk art game that illustrates the impact slavery had on society. In this art analysis lesson, students study the picture of the game that illustrates the plight of the slaves. Students define...
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Patriotic Slaves

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders listen to a song and read the lyrics and discuss what patriotism means to them. After viewing pictures of important patriots throughout history, they describe their contribution to society. They write in their journals...
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Slave Resistance in Natchez

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students examine various ways that slaves in the Natchez area resisted bondage, consider the price of resistance, and write television news documentary.
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What Happened to Slaves When Their Owners Died?

For Teachers K - 12th
Students work in groups reading online last s and testaments of slaveowners. They complete worksheets and then participate in a whole class discussion about what happens to slaves after their owners die.
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Zeal for Teaching: Reconstruction in Port Royal, South Carolina

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners discuss the story of Port Royal, South Carolina and the enthusiasm about the notion that African Americans be educated. They search a Reconstruction archive to find documents supporting the importance of education for freed slaves.
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African American Achievers

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars complete research projects. Students research the achievements of various African Americans and their contributions to the world. They use various resource links on the Internet to become more knowledgeable about the topic.
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VS.7a

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore, analyze and identify the events and differences between northern and southern states that divided Virginians and led to secession, war and the creation on West Virginia. They discuss the conflicts that developed...
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Slave Narratives

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine many different slave narratives living in the 1700s. In groups, they identify and describe the major events in their lives and arrange them into chronological order. They use this information to create a...
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Examining the Middle Passage

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the conditions and treatment of slaves on ships. Using documents, they role-play different scenerios, African Americans would have faced on the Amistad. They write letters or create a poster showing their hardships.