Three Responses to Slavery: Josiah Henson, Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth

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How did slaves uniquely respond to their individual situations and what do their perspectives tell us about the historical period? Read through three different accounts of slaves, including the famed Frederick Douglass and an excerpt from Sojourner Truth, who responded to their bondage in varied ways. This resource is most useful for its primary source material, which can be used to generate questions for discussions or as writing prompts.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Includes three different primary source accounts in one document
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  • May wish to consider alternative follow-up questions