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African American History in the United States
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In this special revised and updated feature for Black History Month, teachers, parents, and students will find a collection of NEH-supported websites and EDSITEment-developed lessons that tell the four-hundred-year old story of African Americans from slavery through freedom and citizenship to the presidency.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
10/22/2019
The American Abolitionist Movement
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This collection uses primary sources to explore the American Abolitionist Movement. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Author:
Kerry Dunne
Date Added:
10/20/2015
Life in a Box
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Students will use their knowledge and understanding of the lives and contributions of Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, and Abraham Lincoln with focus on the Civil War era by reconstructing key aspects of their lives that connect them to the Civil War.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Government and Civics
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
#GoOpenVA Administrator
Date Added:
04/21/2021
Monuments and Memorials
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Students will select a person, persons, or event from the Pre-war to Civil War era that had a significant impact on African American and United States history. They will design a monument or a memorial and create a proposal for it.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Government and Civics
Virginia History
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
#GoOpenVA Administrator
Date Added:
04/26/2021
USI.8e Fighting for the rights of Women and African-Americans
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Students will write letters and create posters to inform others about the fight for the rights of Women and African Americans. They will be able to explain the main ideas of the abolitionist and women’s suffrage movements.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Christopher Angeles
Date Added:
01/04/2020