Lesson Plan

Living Under the Illinois Black Codes

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Students use the text of the Illinois Black Codes to examine the laws in place. Using this information, they draw their own conclusions about why the laws existed in a free state. They also identify the purpose of these laws and how they affected people living in the North.

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6th - 8th
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
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Inquiry-Based Learning