In this lesson, students will analyze Abraham Lincoln’s identity as a writer, speaker, and president related to the Gettysburg Address.View Lesson
The Bill of Rights Institute’s American Portraits
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In this lesson, students will examine events in the life of Madam C. J. Walker, analyzing both her identity and her contributions to American identity.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will explore the life of William Lloyd Garrison and follow the development of his identity. Through his example, students will understand how they can develop and refine their identity in their own lives, and how through this refinement help advance freedom for themselves and others.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will learn about the Ida B. Wells’ anti-lynching campaign and how she took her responsibility of teaching others about lynching seriously. They will also determine ways they can be responsible.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will consider the perspective of Angelina Grimké regarding the injustices of slavery. They will consider ways in which they can promote or fight for justice in their own lives.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will review the words and actions of William Penn, who established the colony of Pennsylvania with a guarantee of freedom of worship. They will achieve the following objectives.View Lesson