High School Unit I

Activity 1: Starting With What Students Know

Suggested questions for class discussion or writing assignments:

1) What can an individual do to change what he/she considers to be unjust?

2) How and when did slavery end in Massachusetts?

3) What challenges did free blacks face in Massachusetts in the years between the end of the Revolution and the Civil War?

4) What names belong on a list of people who worked for racial justice during this period?

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