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.
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.
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.
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.
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.