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    • Thumb image for The Adam Francis Plummer Diary: A Living HistoryResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Adam Francis Plummer Diary: A Living History

      Grades: 4 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History
      Website presents the diary of Adam Francis Plummer, born into slavery in 1819 in Maryland, in a digital format with a transcript...
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    • Thumb image for Slavery's Opponents and DefendersResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Slavery's Opponents and Defenders

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: U.S. Constitution, History-Social Science, American Democracy, United States History and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students explore the wide-ranging debate over American slavery by pres...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Wanted Poster for Emily, a Runaway SlaveResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Wanted Poster for Emily, a Runaway Slave

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History
      This resource, provided by the Ohio Historical Society, contains an image of an original wanted poster for a runaway slave. This...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for How Slavery Helped Build a World EconomyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      How Slavery Helped Build a World Economy

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Geography, Economics, History-Social Science, American Democracy, United States History
      In this National Geographic News article, read about slavery in the United States. Most European colonial economies in the Ameri...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Was Slavery the Engine of Economic Growth?Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Was Slavery the Engine of Economic Growth?

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: Economics, History-Social Science, United States History
      This essay, from the EDSITEment-reviewed Web site Digital History, assesses the role that slavery played in U.S. economic growth...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Africans in America : Judgment Day, 1831-1865

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History
      The Africans in America documentary series, from PBS, explores the impact of slavery on Americans, white and black, as they fo...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Slave Narratives: Constructing U.S. History Through Analyzing Primary SourcesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Slave Narratives: Constructing U.S. History Through Analyzing Primary Sources

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students research narratives from the Federal Writers' Project and describe the lives of former...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for What Are the Origins of American Slavery?Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      What Are the Origins of American Slavery?

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, World History
      This essay, from the EDSITEment-reviewed Web site Digital History, assesses the origins of American slavery. One of ten essays f...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Sow the Seeds of Victory! Posters from the Food Administration During World War IResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Sow the Seeds of Victory! Posters from the Food Administration During World War I

      Grades: 8 to 12
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, History-Social Science, Visual Arts, Writing Strategies and 3 additional..
      This lesson relates to Article II, Section 2.1 , of the U.S. Constitution, which establishes the president as commander in chief...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Race and Slavery Petitions ProjectResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Race and Slavery Petitions Project

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: The Civil Rights Movement, History-Social Science, The Civil War & Reconstruction, United States History
      Race and Slavery Petitions Project presents more than two dozen legislative and county court petitions that were filed in southe...
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    • Thumb image for White Southerners' Defense of SlaveholdingResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      White Southerners' Defense of Slaveholding

      Grades: 7 to 12
      Subjects: Electives, Career & Technical Ed, History-Social Science, Psychology and 5 additional..
      This resource, from The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War Project, University of Virginia, feature...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Evaluating the Differences between Oral and Written HistoryResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Evaluating the Differences between Oral and Written History

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, United States History, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students read a narrative text that recounts the legacy of a family as...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for When Rice Was KingResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      When Rice Was King

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, The Civil War & Reconstruction, United States, United States History
      When Rice Was King concentrates on Georgetown County, South Carolina, where rice, rather than cotton, was the principal commerci...
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    • Thumb image for John Spencer Bassett: "Slavery in the State of North Carolina"Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      John Spencer Bassett: "Slavery in the State of North Carolina"

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, United States History, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is part of their Documenting the American South (DocSouth) ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Nat Turner: A Troublesome PropertyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, The Civil War & Reconstruction, United States, United States History
      Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property is the companion website of a film that examines the story of Turner and his revolt and how t...
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    • Thumb image for Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: History-Social Science, The Civil War & Reconstruction, United States History
      Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 offers 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and...
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    • Thumb image for Voices from the Days of Slavery: Former Slaves Tell Their StoriesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Voices from the Days of Slavery: Former Slaves Tell Their Stories

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: History-Social Science, The Civil War & Reconstruction, United States History
      Voices from the Days of Slavery: Former Slaves Tell Their Stories features interviews with 23 former slaves (the oldest was 130 ...
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    • Thumb image for Of Human Bondage: Exploring Perspectives on Slavery During the Civil War Using Primary and Secondary SourcesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Of Human Bondage: Exploring Perspectives on Slavery During the Civil War Using Primary and Secondary Sources

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, United States History, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore how experiences and observations about a specific eve...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Families in BondageResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Families in Bondage

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Humanities, History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, United States History, English-Language Arts
      This two-part lesson from EDSITEment draws on letters written by African Americans in slavery and by free blacks to loved ones s...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Slaves and the Courts, 1740-1860Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Slaves and the Courts, 1740-1860

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: History-Social Science, The Civil War & Reconstruction, United States History
      Slaves and the Courts, 1740-1860 presents over 100 books and pamphlets on experiences of African and African-American slaves in ...
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