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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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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 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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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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African American Achievers

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students 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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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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Am I Really Free?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write about slavery and freedom.  In this freed slaves lesson, 4th graders read historical information about free blacks during slavery and explore books, objects and slave narratives to learn more.  Students write a...
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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, 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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Slave Code Songs

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study water bodies that were escape routes to Canada for slaves seeking freedom. They examine and create a coded spiritual that describes a personal experience with secrecy and fear.
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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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Underground Railroad Simulation

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the Underground Railroad. In this social studies lesson, 4th graders play the part of slaves and travel the "Underground Railroad" to freedom.
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Economy vs. Humanity

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the American Slave Trade.  In this World History lesson plan, 9th graders analyze photos of the Middle Passage.  Students read an account of a person on one of the Middle Passage voyages. 
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A Day at Mount Vernon

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover daily life on George Washington's plantation, Mount Vernon.  In this compare and contrast lesson, students examine the life styles at four distinct sites at Mount Vernon to become familiar with the people, places, and...
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Early Colonial Labor Force: Indentured Servants and Slaves

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study the labor force used during Colonial America. In this Colonial America instructional activity, students discuss labor types used in the colonies. Students read about indentured servants and the use of African slaves....
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Rebellion quiz

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this slaves instructional activity, students answer multiple choice and short answer questions about slaves and the history of slavery. Students complete 8 questions.
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The Slave Trade: Capture and Middle Passage

For Students 5th - 6th
In this slave trade activity, students complete a chart about the sights, sounds, smells, and feelings people felt during the middle passage in the slave trade.
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Slave Trade Feelings

For Students 5th - 6th
In this slave trade learning exercise, students list the feelings of a slave and slave trader at various times during the slave trade transport process.
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In The Footprints of the Slaves and Conductors

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research and examine the conductor sites to find routes to hide their slaves. They are given a map to map out a route to hide fifteen slaves. Each group is given three to four clues about their stations to pass on to...
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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...