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Standard 4-6.2

4-6.2 Explain the contributions of abolitionists to the mounting tensions between the North and South over slavery, including William Lloyd Garrison, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and John Brown.

Grade(s): 4

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
History Comes Alive
History Comes Alive

Lesson

This integrated unit will encompass three parts. Students will begin by selecting a historical key figure they have studied during their time in 4th grade. After selecting their key figure, students...

William Gilmore Simms | S.C. Hall of Fame
William Gilmore Simms | S.C. Hall of Fame

Video

William Gilmore Simms was born in Charleston, South Carolina. He was a poet, novelist, and historian whose work was a major force in antebellum Southern literature. He was called one of America’s best...