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Responses to Slavery

Posted by Myla Liljemark on April 3, 2014

Formative Assessment #1 – What is slavery?

Compare and Contrast Historic and Modern Slavery Handout

Today a slave is:

•  Forced to work – through mental or physical threat

•  Owned or controlled by an ‘employer’, usually through mental or physical abuse or threatened abuse

•  Physically constrained or has restrictions placed on their freedom of movement


Formative Assessment #2 – The Slave experience

DBQ Slave Experience

DBQ Documents 1-9


Formative Assessment #3 – Economics of Slavery

 Mapping History – The Spread of Cotton website

Unintended Consequences of the Cotton Gin handout


Formative Assessment #4 – Covert and Overt Resistance to Slavery

Slave Life in the US Reasons for Rebellion Reading (History Alive!)

Resistance to Slavery – Slave experiences (Use the reading above to complete.  This also includes the art analysis on the second page.)

Nat Turner’s Rebellion Video

Slave Revolts Website

Underground Railroad Interactive Website

Slave Resistance – Go Down Moses Handout


Summative Assessment Part 1 – Modern Slavery Presentation (15 pts)

Responses to Slavery SA Part 1

Summative Assessment Part 2 – Multiple Choice Test (25 pts)

Response to Slavery Test Review

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