Freedom in Illinois, 1850s-1860s

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Lesson plans and materials for Educators by Dr. Jenny Thompson, Director of Education, at the Evanston History Center.
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Freedom in Illinois, the 1850s-1860s
"The Past is Local"
Materials for Educators
Grade Levels: Middle School and High School
Author: Dr. Jenny Thompson, Director of Education, Evanston History Center

Sections:

  • An American Biography: Maria Murray Robinson
  • The (Incomplete) Historical Record
  • The Vane Household on the Eve of the American Civil War, 1860
  • A Request for a Pardon: the Rights and Benefits of Citizenship
  • Freedom Seekers