Topic: Slavery and Abolitionism
The videos seen in class are all found here: www.tolerance.org/frameworks/teaching-hard-history/american-slavery/key-concept-videos . We watched Key Concepts 4, 5, 6, and 9.
HOMEWORK Due 11/6 8:45 a.m. on TurnItIn (B Day), and 11/7 8:45 a.m. on TurnItIn (A Day).
Letter to the Publisher – Black Abolitionists
Black abolitionists were central to the abolition movement and the ending of slavery, yet many of them remain unnamed and unrecognized when we learn about the history of the movement.
Go to this website and choose two Black abolitionists to read about: https://www.zinnedproject.org/materials/black-abolitionists/
The website above provides brief biographies, but also has links to more information. Click through the links for the two people you have chosen to learn more. Take notes as you go along.
Then, write a letter to your textbook publisher, Pearson Education Inc., explaining why these two individuals should be featured in one of their textbook publications. To argue your point: