The abolition of slavery in the aftermath of the Civil War is a familiar story, as is the civil rights revolution that transformed the nation after World War II.
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This lesson is designed to provide the students with information about Sojourner Truth's contributions to abolitionism and women's suffrage. She worked tirelessly to aid the freed men after the Civil War and brought about increased recognition of their plight. Students will discuss the right of...
Students view primary documents from black leader Ida B. Wells in the late 1800s and identify the fundamental components of philanthropic leadership through difficult times....
To enable students to identify the personal attributes of those individual volunteers who chose to be involved in the abolition movement and in the fight for women's suffrage.
Students examine the consequences of Abraham Lincoln's responsible decisions. The introduction of the concept of common good adds a dimension to the benefit/consequences of taking responsibility.
This book is an adaptation for young people of the New York Times Bestselling book, White Rage. This book received several accolades including, an NAACP Image Award finalist book, a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year, and a NYPL Best Book for Teens.
Learners will describe requirements for naturalized citizens and explain how rights given to citizens also require civic responsibility. They will analyze the words of the National Anthem and update it with a new verse that includes today’s concept of freedom.