Activities for Lesson 4

Assign each student one of the following famous people. Have them research this person find out what his or her major accomplishments were.


fdouglass.gif (11748 bytes) Frederick Douglass

American Visionaries: Frederick Douglass  http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/douglass/

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site  http://www.nps.gov/frdo/freddoug.html


garrison.jpg (7972 bytes) William Lloyd Garrison

 

Drawn to the Civil War by J. Stephen Lang, Michael Caplanis (Illustrator) pg. 94-98

William Lloyd Garrison  http://www.nps.gov/boaf/garris~1.htm

William Lloyd Garrison  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p1561.html


struth.gif (9777 bytes) Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth - African American Historical Figure  http://www.brightmoments.com/blackhistory/nsotrue.html

National Women's Hall of Fame - Women of the Hall  http://www.greatwomen.org/women.php?action=viewone&id=158


Nat Turner

Nat Turner's Rebellion http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part3/3p1518.html

From Revolution to Reconstruction: Documents: Confessions of Nat Turner  http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1826-1850/slavery/confesxx.htm


stowe.gif (9476 bytes) Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe -  Mother, Reformer http://xroads.virginia.edu/~MA97/riedy/hbs.html

Harriet Beecher Stowe American Civil War Women  http://www.americancivilwar.com/women/hbs.html


htubman.gif (8378 bytes) Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman and The Underground Railroad for Children  http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/tubman/tubman.html

The Underground Railroad @ nationalgeographic.com  http://www.nationalgeographic.com/railroad/


box1.gif (16845 bytes) Box Brown

OUP USA: Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown  http://www.oup-usa.org/isbn/0195148533.html

TimesDispatch.com - Henry"Box Brown  http://www.timesdispatch.com/blackhistory/MGBJUYYMAIC.html

 

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