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16 resources with the concept indentured servitude

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Ben Across the Curriculum: Middle School

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Ben Across the Curriculum is a set of interdisciplinary lesson plans that highlight the five central themes in the international traveling exhibition Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World. These themes are Character Matters, B....
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Comparing SLaves and Servants in Colonial New York

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young historians compare and contrast differences in the laws that regulated the activities of slaves and servants. They review and analyze a series of primary source documents to explain the social constructs related to slaves and...
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Human Migration Patterns II

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
While humans have always been on the move, the period between 1400 and 1800 saw vast migrations of people between the East and the West. These migrations—whether through slavery or a desire to colonize new lands—shaped the modern world....
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Franklin’s Philadelphia: Another Point of View

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
While Benjamin Franklin enjoyed fame and success in colonial Philadelphia, that was not the experience of all coming to the British colonies. Young scholars trace the life of an indentured servant using a scholarly biography and reading...
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Antebellum Freedom

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
From indentured servitude to involuntary race-based servitude, slavery has taken many forms in American history. Class members examine three manumission petitions that reveal how the rights of African Americans and African American...
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The Pilgrims: The Beaver Trade and Colonial New England

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Strange but true. The demand for beaver hats saved the Pilgrims. Find out how with a resource that includes a background essay about the First Thanksgiving and a video about the Pilgrim business model.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 23

For Teachers 9th Standards
In "How We Researched and Wrote this Book," the final essay in Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science authors Aronson and Budhos discuss their research methods and purpose in writing the text....
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Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 22

For Teachers 9th Standards
Class members read "Satvagraha," the concluding section of Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos' Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science and analyze how the authors support their claim that terrible...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 21

For Teachers 9th Standards
Class members read the chapter, "Serfs and Sweetness" from Sugar Changed the World, and identify the central idea that the development of beet sugar and the use of modern farming technology changed the reliance on the plantation system...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 20

For Teachers 9th Standards
After comparing the working conditions of the slaves to those of the Indian indentured workers on the sugar plantations, class members examine the conditions and the actions of certain historical figures that Marc Aronson and Marina...
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The Tobacco Economy: How did the Geography of the Chesapeake Region Influence its Development?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewExplore the relationship between geography and economy using primary sources. After examining wills, advertisements, and other primary sources, individuals consider how the Chesapeake Region came to be home first to indentured servants,...
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History of Slavery in Maryland

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders compare and contrast indentured servants and slaves. For this History lesson, 4th graders explore the history of slavery in the state of Maryland. Students view a primary source document of a slavery ad and make a paper...
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What did "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness" mean to John Ford?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore U.S. history by researching indentured servitude. In this human rights activity, students identify a servant from the 1700's named John Ford and his personal mission exploring the pursuit of happiness. Students write an...
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Daily Life in Virginia

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore colonization in North America.  In this United States history instructional activity, students view a PowerPoint presentation about indentured servants and slave labor, then construct a related Venn diagram. Students...
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Early Colonial Labor Force: Indentured Servants and Slaves

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study the labor force used during Colonial America. In this Colonial America lesson, students discuss labor types used in the colonies. Students read about indentured servants and the use of African slaves. Students use the...
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A Comparison of Indentured Servants and Slaves

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine and compare the lives of slaves and indentured servants using primary sources and the historical fiction books, "Molly Bannaky and Barefoot." They analyze and compare advertisements for runaway slaves. Students...