Who Freed the Slaves?

Student Handout. By Bill Bigelow. 3 pages.
This timeline can be used as a resource for lessons on the Civil War, President Lincoln, the 54th Regiment, and the end of slavery.

  • Time Periods: Civil War Era: 1850 - 1864, 19th Century | Themes: African American, Racism & Racial Identity, Slavery, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements | Reading Levels: Grades 6-8, High School | Resource Types: Teaching Activities (Free)

Who Freed the Slaves? (Teaching Activity) | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's HistoryTimeline of relevant events from September 1858 until General Lee’s surrender on April 9, 1865.

Published by Rethinking Schools.


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  • Awesome!

    Response shared by rhull — February 1, 2012 @ 6:07 pm

  • Brilliant!

    Response shared by chsibley67 — May 13, 2012 @ 6:58 am

  • I have used many of these teaching materials- the “role play” lessons have worked out great- thank you so much for creating and sharing these resources! They help my students see perspectives from the first person, and think about historical choices.

    Response shared by ihthistory — April 7, 2015 @ 9:21 am

  • We will never know where we going don’t know where we where we came from

    Response shared by Marilyn — July 5, 2015 @ 12:13 am

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