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Pennsylvania Civil War 150

Pennsylvania Civil War 150

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Ethnic & Racial Relations

African American History

PACivilWar150.com

Type ? Resource Title
S Civil Rights
S Civil Rights legislation
S African Americans: Historical Overview
P African Americans Photo Gallery
S Caroline LeCount
S Thomas Morris Chester
S Nicholas Biddle
P Artifact: Soliders: Carte de visite, 1st sergeant
P Political: Report of African American Ladies Union Assoc
P Personal Belongings: Diary of Emilie Davis
P Artifact: Broadside: Men of Color to Arms
P Artifact: Uniforms: ID badge
S Artifact: Paintings and Portraits: Mary Peck Bond
S Octavius Catto
S Martin Delany
S David Wills
S Lucretia Mott
P Artifact: Broadsides: Camp Penn
P Artifact: Policical: Civil Rights and Black Power buttons
S Frederick Douglas
S Dred Scott
S Harriet Tubman
S Alexander Kelly

Other websites

Type ? Resource Title
S, P Black Voting Rights: the Creation of the 15th Amendment
S, P The End of Slavery: The Creation of the 13th Amendment
T The Reconstruction Convention Simulation
T The Pennsylvania Abolition Society and the Free Black Community lesson plans
T Background: The Pennsylvania Abolition Society
T Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad
T Building the movement: Strategies for Social Change in the Abolition Movement
S Abolition in the District of Columbia April 16, 1862
T Teaching American History program: lesson plans and teaching ideas for sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction
T, P Slavery and Emancipation: Federal Document Sources from Atlanta, Boston, New York, and Philadelphia
I Reconstruction: The Second Civil War
T, P Civil War Letters
T, P Slavery and Freedom
T, I, P The Time of the Lincolns: Americans at War
T The Civil War Curriculum
P Most Popular Primary Documents of the Civil War
S, T Virginia in the Civil War
T, P The Fight for Equal Rights: Black Soldiers in the Civil War
T, P Letters, Telegrams, and Photographs Illustrating Factors that Affected the Civil War
P The Dred Scott Decision and its Bitter Legacy

Key: [to letter or symbol designation]
S Secondary source, able to be read by secondary level student
P Primary source. For a good primer on how to teach with primary sources, go to Smithsonian's Teaching with Primary Sources
T Teaching material and lesson plan, background reading on a more scholarly level
I Interactive or multi-media that a student can use directly
V Place to visit or event to attend

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