Sensational History Snip-Its Series - The Story of Hercules: Enslaved Cook

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The Sensational History Snip-Its Series promotes fascinating stories your students (and maybe you) have never heard. Bring history to life in your classroom by adding some dimension to our founding fathers (and mothers), historical events, documents, lifestyles, and people!

Synopsis: Hercules, a slave, was purchased by George Washington at around 13 years old. He was the chief cook at George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate. During his time with the Washington family, Hercules was given many privileges that most slaves would never dream of receiving. George and Martha Washington were fond of Hercules, so why in the world would he run away?

I created this series because I began to think about the many historical places and teacher workshops I'd been to and the fascinating things I have learned over the years as a history teacher. Some of these things just don't fit into my traditional units, so I have decided to offer them as short history snip-its.

Sensational History Snip-Its articles with accompanying questions are perfect to use in many situations:
* Substitute plans
* Early finishers
* Cross-curricular activity to connect reading and social studies
* An exciting break from your regular unit of study
* Homework
* Advanced learning classrooms
* Extra credit assignments

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Be sure to check out my other Sensational History Snip-Its Articles. Here are some other topics:

Sensational History Snip-Its Series - Martha Washington: Slave Owner

Sensational History Snip-Its Series - Oney Judge: Runaway Slave Girl

Sensational History Snip-Its Series - Colonial Jails and Punishments

Sensational History Snip-Its Series - The Story of Nancy Hart

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