underground railroad

One american’s storyOne american’s story
The spread of democracy led to calls for freedom for slaves and more rights for women
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Women and their forgotten role in Slavery Nigel Sadler Sands of Time ConsultancyWomen and their forgotten role in Slavery Nigel Sadler Sands of Time Consultancy
Often when the history of slavery is studied the argument is over whose history is being told. This debate rarely goes beyond whether it is the history as written by or about the white or black involvement
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Reform Movements of the 1800sReform Movements of the 1800s
Second Great Awakening encouraged folks to “choose salvation.” Preachers told Americans that the “road to God and heaven” was paved by “Good deeds.” So that if you created “heaven on Earth,” you will be ready to meet God after death
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Identifying main ideasIdentifying main ideas
Humans are naturally bad b. Individuals should rely on outward rituals and group worship c. People’s lives have been predetermined by God d. Humans should be self-reliant and act on their beliefs
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What is the Underground Railroad?What is the Underground Railroad?
North America enslaved people sought freedom and risked their lives to achieve it. There was never a clear path to freedom for anyone fleeing slavery but beginning in the 1830s as the abolitionist movement grew in some places the Underground Railroad evolved into
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Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of “C” or better in engl 025 Introduction to College Writing II or engl 093 Introduction to College Writing and engl 032 Reading Strategies for College II or 083 Reading Strategies
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A fight for Freedom For hundreds of yearsA fight for Freedom For hundreds of years
African Americans have struggled to be treated as equals in the United States. Many were forced to come to the United States as enslaved people. Over time, many Americans saw this was wrong and fought hard to end slavery
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Name: Hour Chapter 14-a nation Divided (1820-1860) Multiple ChoiceName: Hour Chapter 14-a nation Divided (1820-1860) Multiple Choice
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The African-American Struggle for Civil RightsThe African-American Struggle for Civil Rights
This theme explores the struggle of African-Americans to obtain social and political equality in the United States
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Alana Walker August 15, 2011 Mrs. Booth zinn chapter 1Alana Walker August 15, 2011 Mrs. Booth zinn chapter 1
According to Zinn, what is his main purpose for writing a people’s History of the United States?
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The End of the Road: Canada as Refuge for U. S. SlavesThe End of the Road: Canada as Refuge for U. S. Slaves
Defenders of this institution manipulated scientific arguments and Biblical scripture to show that slavery was an acceptable practice. Other proponents suggested that the slaves were content in bondage
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Colonial Era 1607 – Founding of Jamestown, Virginia, first permanent settlement 1620Colonial Era 1607 – Founding of Jamestown, Virginia, first permanent settlement 1620
Arrival of the Pilgrims and signing of Mayflower Compact/Plymouth Colony
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Key Concept 1: The United States developed the world’s first modern mass democracy and celebrated a new national culture, while Americans sought to define the nation’s democratic ideals and to reform its institutions to match themKey Concept 1: The United States developed the world’s first modern mass democracy and celebrated a new national culture, while Americans sought to define the nation’s democratic ideals and to reform its institutions to match them
Nation’s transformation to a more participatory democracy was accompanied by continued debates over federal power, the relationship between the federal government and the states
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These are the California Standards that will be covered in the unitThese are the California Standards that will be covered in the unit
Through the integration of visuals such as bulletin boards and game boards, as well as partaking in research and discussions the students will develop an integrated understanding of what this time period was like
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History and Geography Unit Organizer The Civil War 2nd Grade: Allen, Meister, and Siemens SummaryHistory and Geography Unit Organizer The Civil War 2nd Grade: Allen, Meister, and Siemens Summary
Red Cross and “The Angel of the Battlefield”. Students will identify Abraham Lincoln as the country’s president during the war and understand his commitment to keeping the Union together
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