The Education of Freedmen...and Women and Children

Learners examine political debate surrounding Freedmen's Bureau, use primary sources to explore trials and successes of effort to educate newly-freed slaves of all ages, research reasons for creation of Freedmen's Bureau, discuss President Johnson's reasons for vetoing legislation, and produce written descriptions of some Freedmen's schools and students who benefited from them.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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