Texas African American Women Before and After the Civil War


This two-day lesson plan introduces students to the work and status of African American women before the Civil War and the changes and challenges they faced after freedom was granted in 1865. At the end of the lesson, students will have gained an understanding of the hardships of African American women confronted, their value to the development of the agricultural economy, and their accomplishments of African American women during Reconstruction in education, religion, politics, and family life.
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http://www.womenintexashistory.org/inc/files/editor/files/pdf/Afri-Amer_8th_Grade_Lesson_Plan.pdf Disclaimer: this does not appear to be a resource that we own or control.

Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Source(s)
Janelle Dupont and the Ruthe Winegarten Foundation

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