Lessons for Slavery

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  • The Debate on Slavery - … will research the debate over slavery; some students should take the pro-slavery side and others the anti-slavery side. Materials Required: Access … two groups. One group is the pro-slavery and the other group is anti-slavery. Each student should take a role of … . Sources & Resources: Websites: Pro-Slavery Arguments Pro-Slavery Advocates Arguments in Support of Slavery Abolition and Anti-Slavery Movements Anti-Slavery Ideas Antislavery views Valley …
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  • Classroom Activity - George Washington: A National Treasure - … over the issue of slavery at a National To discuss the evolution of Washington s attitude toward slavery Treasure To explain the … George Washington that mentions the slavery issue Further Of Human Bondage: George Washington and the Issue of Slavery student worksheet Reading (see … to Washington s changing attitude? Part Three 1. Explain how slavery might be justified by an eighteenth-century Virginian. Membership Credits …
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  • Whitewashing the History of the South - … of escaped slaves). How slavery influenced economic and social elements of southern society (e.g., how slavery hindered the emergence of capitalist institutions and values, the influence of slavery on the development of the … and interests of African Americans). Slavery prior to the Civil War (e.g., the importance of slavery as a principal cause of …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-12
  • Whitewashing the History of the South - … of escaped slaves). How slavery influenced economic and social elements of southern society (e.g., how slavery hindered the emergence of capitalist institutions and values, the influence of slavery on the development of the … and interests of African Americans). Slavery prior to the Civil War (e.g., the importance of slavery as a principal cause of …
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  • Facing the Ghosts of Our Past - … Reconstruction periods? - How did Southerners justify slavery in the Civil War period? How did Northerners criticize slavery? - What is the 14th Amendment … tensions. Benchmark: Understands different economic, cultural, and social characteristics of slavery after 1800 United States History Standard 14- Understands the course … American lives and led to regional tensions. Benchmarks: Understands how slavery influenced economic and social elements of Southern society; Understands the …
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  • A Quest for Freedom - … : 1. Contemplate the atrocities of slavery. 2. Examine the issues raised by the legacy of slavery in Brazil by reading and discussing … Brazilian interior is used? - Why was slavery so popular in the "New World"? - How was slavery different in different parts of the … slaves, the ways slaves were treated, laws concerning slavery, and the abolition of slavery. - Find out why Africa was chosen as the …
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  • I Heard It Through the Grapevine - … , participation in classroom discussion, research on runaway slaves and anti-slavery activists, thoughtful completion of a first-person autobiographical narrative, and … New York Times related to slavery. Then, hold a round-table discussion to review how those slavery issues have been resolved, and … tensions. Benchmark: Understands different economic, cultural, and social characteristics of slavery after 1800 United States History Standard 14- Understands the course …
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  • Abraham Lincoln's Position on the Question of Slavery and it's Extension - … States and the related political issue of the institution of slavery, Senator Stephen A. Douglas, the Democratic Senator from Illinois proposed … 's legal and moral arguments against the expansion institution of slavery. 2. Students will discuss the importance of personal correspondence and … address Lincoln's attitude about slavery. 9. As a class, chart the attitudes that Lincoln holds regarding slavery. On the board or …
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  • Religion in Uncle Tom's Cabin - … not only about the social evil of slavery but also about the incompatibility of slavery with Christianity. If classes have already done … a Christian allegory compatible with anti-slavery? Why or why not? 7. Distribute Handout 2: Anti-slavery and Religion. This handout includes … aids Stowe's anti-slavery cause and the other side arguing that religion subverts Stowe's anti-slavery cause. Or students could …
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  • Why Did Americans Fight Other Americans? - … support President Lincoln's statement, "All knew that this interest [slavery] was, somehow, the cause of the war"? Presentation Rubric: 4 … support President Lincoln's statement, "All knew that this interest [slavery] was, somehow, the cause of the war"? Extended Response Rubric … support President Lincoln's statement, "All knew that this interest [slavery] was, somehow, the cause of the war"? Directions: Research the …
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