Welcome: The Four R's of the Abolition Movement: Rationale, Risks, Rewards... and Revolution
Description: Students will research the Abolitionist movement in nineteenth century America, focusing on four topics: the rationale for the movement, the risks abolitionists took to hold their views, the rewards reaped by their persistence, and the revolution that must happen in one's mind to adopt such views.
Grade Level: 6-8
Curriculum: Social Studies
Keywords: Abolition, Abolitionist, Slavery, William Lloyd Garrison, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass
Author(s): Scott Rainey, M. Ed., National Board Certified Teacher