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Literature: "Chains" by Laurie Halse Anderson

This site provides biographical information about Laurie Halse Anderson, a “Chains” book discussion guide, and articles about lives of slaves and indentured servants. Included are eThemes resources on slavery slave trade and the Revolutionary War.


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This site provides complete information about Laurie Halse Anderson, her books, and links to writing and censorship issues.
This link provides a complete discussion guide for "Chains" by Laurie Halse Anderson. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This site provides information about author Laurie Halse Anderson. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This site provides interactive activities involving a family and home during the Revolutionary War.
This site provides a lengthy article on how indentured servants both White and African Americans were treated by their owners.
This site provides an article about the life of a slave and his subsequent life of freedom.
This site provides an article about a 16 year-old African American who ran away from his master to fight with the Loyalists.
This site provides a lesson plan to study African Americans in the North after the Revolutionary War. Biographical information and primary source information is given to enhance student research.
This site provides brief articles and history of American Revolutionary artifacts.
This is a collection of biographies on the men and women involved in the Revolutionary War. Learn about George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, King George III, Samuel Adams, Benedict Arnold, Crispus Attucks, Nathan Hale, Ethan Allen, and more. Includes portraits, some videos, and letters from spies. There are links to eThemes Resources on Paul Revere and the Revolutionary War.
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.
These sites are about the Revolutionary War and the various causes. The reading level is for middle school students. Includes paintings and examples of political cartoons from the Revolutionary period to the present. There is interactive role-playing and other games. Included are several other eThemes on the Revolutionary War, political cartoons, and the Declaration of Independence

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