Causes of the Civil War
Abolitionists, William Lloyd Garrison, Free Soil Party, Wilmot Proviso, Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman
Aim: How did people begin to resist slavery?
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Included in this resource:
• Title page
• Do Now Student constructed response: What are three ways people resist or fight against a war or decision that they do not like?
• William Lloyd Garrison's The Liberator primary source document analysis with corresponding scaffolding questions
• Abolitionist quote activity with corresponding scaffolding questions
• Wilmot Proviso and Free-Soil Party reading passage with scaffolding questions
• Abolitionist Matching Activity
• Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking cartoon activity - students draw cartoons from the perspective of an abolitionist
• Answer Key for Teachers
Students will read and analyze the beliefs of abolitionists during the period before the Civil War, read and analyze the provisions of the Wilmot Proviso and the effectual creation of the Free-Soil Party.
Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary
Differentiation: scaffolding questions, common core aligned reading analysis, close reading, cooperative (may work with a partner(s) according to teacher's discretion for scaffolding questions and activities)
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Abolition and the Crusade Against Slavery ASSL
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