Interactive: Nat Turner's Insurrection

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New Review

For two days, Nat Turner led an uprising of enslaved people that eventually changed the course of American slavery. Class members explore the timeline of the revolt using an interactive Internet resource. By walking through those days with primary source images and annotations, young scholars follow in Turner's footsteps and decide for themselves whether his actions were justified.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a WebQuest activity to explore the resource with pupils
Classroom Considerations

  • Interactive presumes learners have background in Nat Turner's uprising
  • Class members need access to a computer to use the resource
Pros

  • Resource is rich with visual images
  • Interactive is easy to use and adaptable to a variety of instructional uses
Cons

  • None