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From Courage to Freedom: Frederick Douglass's 1845 Autobiography
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In 1845 Frederick Douglass published what was to be the first of ...

In 1845 Frederick Douglass published what was to be the first of his three autobiographies: the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself. As the title suggests, Douglass wished not only to highlight the irony that a land founded on freedom would permit slavery to exist within its midst, but also to establish that he, an American slave with no formal education, was the sole author of the work.

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Boycotting Baubles of Britain
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This lesson looks at the changes in British policies and the colonists’ ...

This lesson looks at the changes in British policies and the colonists’ resistance through the topic of tea, clothing, and other British goods. Students analyze and interpret key historical artifacts as well as visual and textual sources that shed light on how commodities such as tea became important symbols of personal and political identity during the years leading up to the formal Declaration of Independence in 1776.

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David Jaffe CUNY
Mikal Muharrar New York Historical Society
Pennee Bender American Social History Project CUNY
A “New English” in Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart”: A Common Core Exemplar
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This new EDSITEment lesson provides a Common Core application for high school ...

This new EDSITEment lesson provides a Common Core application for high school students for Chinua Achebe’s novel Things Fall Apart. They will undertake close reading of passages in Things Fall Apart to evaluate the impact of Achebe’s literary techniques.

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