This is an informational reading article about the myths about slavery, and how they damage our understanding of the institution. Great article for a social studies or history class. Also great for sub plans or extra credit!
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This article is perfect to supplement your unit, and works well as a substitute teaching assignment or extra credit. The information is from the History Channel's website, the questions are mine. Can also be used as a web quest using the history.com website. MS Word doc for easy editing.