Join Frederick Douglass and other abolitionists as they gathered in Boston to await President Lincoln's signing of the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. Perfect for grades 4 and up, this script can be used with a small group or with the entire classroom. It portrays an emotional glimpse into this moment in history, along with background about Frederick Douglass. History comes alive with this script and is a great activity for Black History Month or in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Resources at the end of the script list primary source documents for students to use in research.
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