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"Meanings of Freedom": Voices of Freedpeople worksheet

This worksheet contains quotations from freedpeople talking about different aspects of their lives, including land ownership, education, family, the law, and klan violence. Students are asked to interpret the statements and rephrase them in their own words. This worksheet can be used with the "Create a Magic Lantern Show" activity.


This worksheet aligns to Common Core Literacy Standards in History/Social Studies:

Source | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, 2009
Creator | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning
Rights | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning Creative Commons LicenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Item Type | Worksheet
Cite This document | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, “"Meanings of Freedom": Voices of Freedpeople worksheet,” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed January 19, 2019, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1573.

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