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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 2

Use maps, historical images, and more, to explore the diverse peoples of African descent living in British North American in the Eighteenth Century and the communities they created.
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American Flag’s Origins: A Symbol of Unity or Dissent?

Museum Chief Historian Dr. Philip Mead takes a closer look at the evolution of the American flag as a symbol during the Revolutionary era.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 3

Dig into London’s story using discussion questions, and use worksheets to compare and contrast indentured servitude and slavery, to better understand the role of slavery in colonial life.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 4

Through primary source analysis, physical movement, video, and more, consider the risks, rewards and motivations for people of African descent who chose to resist their enslavement.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 5

Analyze an object, think about a common saying, and respond to writing prompts to consider how slavery could coexist with ideals of freedom, equality, and liberty.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 6

Examine primary sources and imagine standing in someone else’s shoes to better understand the difficult decisions people of African descent faced as war became a reality in the colonies.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 7

Create a mind map, examine a historical image, and engage in creative writing to explore people of African descent’s experiences of the Revolutionary War.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 8

Compare and contrast primary sources, create and analyze a map, and more, to consider the varied experiences of life after the war for people of African descent.
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Discovering History: Memorialization at the Museum

Associate Curator Matthew Skic takes you through the stories of Revolutionary soldiers and officers such as Polish cavalryman Casimir Pulaski, Colonel Jonathan Pettibone, and Gershom Prince.
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Object Stories: Educating Citizens

Learn how important education became in the years following the Revolutionary War, and discover how parents were teaching their children from home in the early republic, much as people are doing today.
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