Map exercise: antebellum African-America

Data analysis: African Americans on the eve of the Civil War

Image analysis: northern prejudice

Document analysis: black leaders speak

Extension: group exercise

PDF of entire lesson plan (203K)

PowerPoint of map and image slides (6509K)

Cite as: Patrick Rael, Black Activism in the Antebellum North: A Lesson Plan (Brunswick, ME: Bowdoin College, 2005).

(c) 2005 Patrick Rael, Associate Professor of History, Bowdoin College