Daily Archives: June 13, 2016

Civil War Contraband -Primary Source Image Analysis Activity

Primary Source Image Analysis Activity with Analysis Questions:     Images source: Library of Congress: African American Odyssey Click on the link below to download the activity: Civil War Contraband Image Analysis Activity

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The Late Convention of Colored Men (1865) Reconstruction Primary Source Activity w/ Analysis Questions

Primary Source Activity with Analysis Questions: “We, the undersigned members of a convention of the colored citizens of the State of Virginia, would respectfully represent that, although we have been held as slaves, and denied all recognition as a constituent … Continue reading

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Reconstruction Primary Source Image Analysis Activity – Harper’s Weekly (1867 & 1876)

Primary Source Images with Analysis Questions Harper’s Weekly, November 16, 1867 Harper’s Weekly, October 21, 1876 Click on link below to download image analysis activity: Reconstruction First Vote Image Analysis Activity  

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A Woman’s Life on the Farm (1905) Primary Source Activity with Analysis Questions

A Woman’s Farm Life (1905) Primary Source Analysis with Analysis Questions: “I have been a farmer’s wife in one of the States of the Middle West for thirteen years, and everybody knows that the farmer’s wife must of a necessity … Continue reading

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Impact of Mechanization on Economics & Society (1889) Primary Source Activity & Analysis Questions

The Impact of Mechanization on Economics & Society (1889) Primary Source Activity with Analysis Questions: “Machinery is now recognized as essential to cheap production. Nobody can produce effectively and economically without it, and what was formerly known as domestic manufacture … Continue reading

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Populist Party Platform (1892) Primary Source Activity with Analysis Questions

Primary Source Activity with Analysis Questions: “While our sympathies as a party of reform are naturally upon the side of every proposition which will tend to make men intelligent, virtuous, and temperate, we nevertheless regard these questions, important as they … Continue reading

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Thaddeus Stevens & Reconstruction (1865) Primary Source Activity w/ Analysis Questions

Primary Source Activity with Analysis Questions: “The President assumes, what no one doubts, that the late rebel States have lost their constitutional relations to the Union, and are incapable of representation in Congress, except by permission of the Government. It … Continue reading

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