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Standard 8.3.CC

8.3.CC Analyze debates and efforts to recognize the natural rights of marginalized groups during the period of expansion and sectionalism.

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2020

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Sarah Grimké | Periscope
Sarah Grimké | Periscope

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Abolitionist Sarah Grimké was born into a wealthy slaveholding Charleston family in 1792. After experiencing the injustices of slavery firsthand, she became a noted speaker for the antislavery...
Tradition: The Trail of Tears Singing | Periscope
Tradition: The Trail of Tears Singing | Periscope

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Tradition: The Trail of Tears Singing Every year since 1968, the Snowbird Cherokee have held a ceremony called "The Trail of Tears Singing." The ceremony is held in memory of the Cherokee who were...
Tradition and The Snowbird | Periscope
Tradition and The Snowbird | Periscope

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Over 500 Cherokee now live on tribal lands that make up the Snowbird Community. Tribal lands, or reservations, are protected for use by Native Americans. The Snowbird Cherokee have kept much of their...
Chapter 3: The Snowbird Cherokee | Periscope
Chapter 3: The Snowbird Cherokee | Periscope

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Only a few Cherokee escaped the Indian Removal Act. Those who remained found safe hiding places in the remote mountains and valleys of Appalachia. Today, the Snowbird community is home to many...
Chapter 2: The Trail of Tears | Periscope
Chapter 2: The Trail of Tears | Periscope

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So what became of the once grand Cherokee nation? In 1830, the United States Congress passed the Indian Removal Act. The government of the United States wanted to move Native Americans from land in...
Snowbird Cherokee | Periscope
Snowbird Cherokee | Periscope

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More than likely, you have heard of the Cherokee Indian tribe. Before the 1800s, they were one of the largest tribes in the eastern United States. After the 1800s, the Cherokee people still living in...