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Pennsylvania Civil War 150

Pennsylvania Civil War 150


Slavery & Abolition

Type ? Resource Title
S Civil Rights
P Roger B. Taney
S African Americans: Historical Overview
S Causes
S Politicians: Historical Overview
S Nicholas Biddle
P Artifact: Political: Slave harness
P Paintings and Portraits: William Still
P Emancipated slaves
S Levi Bird Duff
S Anna Dickinson
S Slavery and Freedom
S Basics
S Jane Swisshelm
P Artifact: Paintings and Portraits: Thaddeus Stevens
P Artifact: Paintings and Portraits: Nick Biddle
S Lucretia Mott
S Thaddeus Stevens
S Frederick Douglas
S Abraham Lincoln
S Dred Scott
S Harriet Beecher Stowe
S Harriet Tubman

Other websites

Type ? Resource Title
S, P The End of Slavery: The Creation of the 13th Amendment
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, P Slavery and Emancipation: Federal Document Sources from Atlanta, Boston, New York, and Philadelphia
I Reconstruction: The Second Civil War
T John Brown's Holy War
T, P Slavery and Freedom
T, I, P John Brown's Holy War
P, S Civil War Resources at the Historical Society of PA
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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