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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: Literature, U.S. Constitution, American Democracy, History-Social Science 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...
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      Frederick Douglass: "Life and Times of Frederick Douglass"

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Literary Analysis, 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) ...
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      A House Dividing: The Growing Crisis of Sectionalism in Antebellum America

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: U.S. Constitution, American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History
      In this unit of four lessons, from EDSITEment, students trace the development of sectionalism in the United States as it was dri...
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      The North Star: Frederick Douglass' Newspaper

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Career & Technical Ed, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, United States History
      After escaping slavery, Frederick Douglass fought tirelessly for emancipation and full citizenship for African-Americans. Despit...
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      Abraham Lincoln, the 1860 Election, and the Future of the American Union and Slavery

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: U.S. Constitution, American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students explore the wide-ranging debate over American slavery by pres...
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      Certificate of Permission to Reside in Petersburg, Virginia

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History
      This resource, offered by the Library of Congress American Memory Web site, provides an image of a certificate of permission to...
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    • Thumb image for Africans in America :  Judgment Day, 1831-1865Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      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...
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    • Thumb image for Certificate of Proof of Citizenship for a Free Black ManResource Type: Image

      Certificate of Proof of Citizenship for a Free Black Man

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History
      This resource, offered by the Library of Congress American Memory Web site, provides an image of a certificate of proof of citi...
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    • Thumb image for An Early Threat of Secession: The Missouri Compromise of 1820 and the Nullification CrisisResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      An Early Threat of Secession: The Missouri Compromise of 1820 and the Nullification Crisis

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: U.S. Constitution, American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students explore the Missouri Compromise of 1820 and the Nullification...
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    • Thumb image for Abolition, Anti-slavery Movements, and the Rise of the Sectional ControversyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Abolition, Anti-slavery Movements, and the Rise of the Sectional Controversy

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Religion, Christianity, United States History
      This page, from American Memory at the Library of Congress, discusses the rise of anti-slavery movements throughout the 19th cen...
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    • Thumb image for Strategic Reading and Writing: Summarizing Antislavery BiographiesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Strategic Reading and Writing: Summarizing Antislavery Biographies

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Writing Strategies and 2 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students practice writing effective summaries using biographies. They first read selections from ...
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    • Thumb image for A Slave Speaks: Anthony BurnsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      A Slave Speaks: Anthony Burns

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History
      This primary resource, offered by PBS Online s Web site Africans in America, is a transcription of a first-hand account of sla...
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    • Thumb image for Traveling the Road to Freedom Through Research and Historical FictionResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Traveling the Road to Freedom Through Research and Historical Fiction

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Writing Strategies and 2 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students read historical fiction to gain an understanding of an important period in American hist...
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    • Thumb image for Lincoln/NetResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Lincoln/Net

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: American Democracy, Branches of Government, History-Social Science, The Civil War & Reconstruction, United States History
      Lincoln/Net presents writings, speeches, and materials from Abraham Lincoln's years in Illinois (1830-1861). Biographical mater...
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      John Spencer Bassett: "Slavery in the State of North Carolina"

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Literary Analysis, 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) ...
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    • Thumb image for Slavery and the American Founding: The “Inconsistency not to be excused”Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Slavery and the American Founding: The “Inconsistency not to be excused”

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History
      This lesson focuses on the views of the founders expressed in primary documents from their own time and in their own words showi...
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    • Thumb image for African American OdysseyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      African American Odyssey

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History
      This resource, from American Memory at the Library of Congress, features links to online collections of materials related to Afr...
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    • Thumb image for Would You Have Helped Out?Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Would You Have Helped Out?

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Philosophy, History-Social Science, United States History, Geography
      In this lesson, from Xpeditions, students investigate the dangers faced by escaping slaves and their helpers on the Underground ...
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    • Thumb image for A Debate Against SlaveryResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      A Debate Against Slavery

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students argue against slavery using evidence they gather from archiva...
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      Spirituals

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science and 2 additional..
      This lesson, from EDSITEment, introduces students to the role that spirituals played in African American history and religion. T...
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