Famous People: Sojourner Truth
These sites focus on the life and works of Sojourner Truth who fought for freedom from slavery and women’s rights. Biography, historical pictures, timelines, a speech, narrative, and classroom activities are included. Also includes links to eThemes resources on the Slave Trade, Civil War, and Women.
Sojourner Truth Institute
Read Sojourner's biography and what she did during her lifetime. Historical photos and a timeline are included. Click `Test your Knowledge' to find out what you know about her after reading. Includes a sample of a lesson plan.
National Women's Hall of Fame: Sojourner Truth
Read about a brief biography of Sojourner Truth. NOTE: This site includes ad.
Ain't I A Woman?
Read the speech, "Ain't I A Woman?" delivered at the Women's Convention, Akron, Ohio in 1851.
A Speech by Sojourner
Read the speech, "Keeping the Thing Going While Things Are Stirring", given by Sojourner Truth in 1867.
Narrative of Sojourner Truth
This site provides detailed information about Sojourner Truth's life.
Narrative of Sojourner Truth: Audio Clip
Click on `Activity' and `Play Audio' to listen to a narrative of Sojourner Truth.
Old Sturbridge Village
See what life was like during the time period when Sojourner Truth lived in the northeast.
This is a lesson plan for 4th and 5th grade social study classes. Includes different activities and assessments.
Lesson Plan: Life and Accomplishments
This lesson plan helps students learn about the life and accomplishments of Sojourner Truth.
Fight to Freedom Simulation
This is an online simulation that allows students to read about the life of major slaver fighters. Move the mouse over Sojourner Truth's face to start her journey.
eThemes Resource: Slavery: Slave Trade
These sites provide information on the slave trade that involved the United States and Africa. See maps of the sailing routes and read first-hand accounts of slave life. Take part in a simulated slave auction. There are links to eThemes Resources on slavery during the Civil War, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the Underground Railroad.
eThemes Resource: Civil War: Women
Learn about the role of women during the Civil War. Find out how they served as spies, soldiers, and nurses. Read first-hand accounts from their diaries. Includes information about Harriet Tubman, Clara Barton, Belle Boyd, and other women. There are links to eThemes Resources on the Civil War and the Underground Railroad.
eThemes Resource: Civil War: Slavery
These sites have information about slavery in America in the 1800s. See Confederacy currency with pictures of slaves. Read narratives from slaves and learn about their lives from their own words. There are links to other eThemes Resources about the Civil War, the Underground Railroad, Dred Scott, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the Missouri Compromise.