We found 374 reviewed resources for abolitionists
A Debate Against SlaveryLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Slavery is a serious topic that can be challenging for middle schoolers to study. Young scholars can see firsthand through primary sources what occurred during that time period in the United States. The third of five lessons provides...
Uncle Tom’s Cabin: George’s SpeechLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Sometimes it takes a work of fiction to demonstrate nonfictional tragedies and events. George, an escaped slave, describes to Mr. Wilson the hardships of his life in a short passage from Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Thoreau and Civil DisobedienceLesson Planet
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Countless peaceful protests occur in a healthy democracy, thanks to the forefathers of civil disobedience. Teach pupils about the importance of civil disobedience and a powerful minority with a video on Henry David Thoreau, which...
Study Guide- Chapter 12: Road to Civil WarLesson Planet
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,...
History Scene Investigators - John Brown's RaidLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
An informative resource covers the event of John Brown's Raid, an event that became an important part of West Virginia history. It serves as a standalone and covers the event and John Brown's life in depth using group work, online...
A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus WashingtonLesson Planet
7th - 11th
Young scholars read primary source newspaper articles from mid 19th century United States. The topics of the articles are slavery, abolitionism and colonization. Students are given several options for activities based on the readings.
John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry and John Brown's BodyLesson Planet
Fourth graders discuss John's Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry. In this John Brown lesson, 4th graders analyze a newspaper article about the raid, and write a descriptive obituary about John Brown. Students view pictures of John Brown and...
The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854: Popular Sovereignty and the Political Polarization over SlaveryLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Why did Stephen Douglas support the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854? Why did Abraham Lincoln oppose it? Young historians examine how the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 affected the political balance between free and slave states and explore how...