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A GENNET CLASS- AKA AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY

UNIT ONE

LESSON ONE

  • Lecture: Africa
  • Video: "Journey Back"
  • Reading: "Africa During the Slave Trade"
  • Vocab Quiz One

LESSON TWO

  • Lecture: Slavery 1200 - 1600
  • Reading: "Mungo Park"
  • Test One

UNIT TWO

LESSON THREE

  • Lecture: Slavery In America
  • Reading: "Virginia Laws"
  • Video: "Slavery in America"
  • Vocab Quiz Two

LESSON FOUR

  • Lecture: Slave Regions
  • Reading: "Witches of Salem"
  • Video: "Salem Witches"
  • Test Two

UNIT THREE

LESSON FIVE

  • Lecture: American Revolution
  • Reading; Otis & Sydney
  • Video: John Adams
  • Video: Slavery & Freedom
  • Vocab Quiz Three

LESSON SIX

  • Lecture: Revolutions
  • Reading: "Negro Voices"
  • Video: Rough Crossings"
  • Reading: Jefferson
  • Test Three

UNIT FOUR

LESSON SEVEN

  • Lecture: Compromise - Constitution to Missouri
  • Reading: "Fire Bell"
  • Video: "Nat Turner"
  • Reading: "1820 Congress"
  • Vocab Quiz Four

LESSON EIGHT

  • Lecture: Slave Resistance
  • Reading: "Denmark's Gamble"
  • Video: "Josiah Henson"
  • Reading: "1831 Slave"
  • Test Four

UNIT FIVE

LESSON NINE

  • Lecture: Reform Movements
  • Reading: "1828"
  • Video: "Prudence Crandel"
  • Reading: Douglass & Phillips
  • Vocab Quiz Five

LESSON TEN

  • Lecture: 1850s
  • Reading:  "1859"
  • Video: "Benton"
  • Reading: South Carolina
  • Test Five

UNIT SIX

LESSON ELEVEN

  • Lecture: Civil War
  • Video: Glory
  • Reading: Lincoln
  • Reading: Court Cases
  • Vocab Quiz Six

LESSON TWELVE

  • Lecture: Reconstruction
  • Video: Douglass
  • Reading: "Sharecropper"
  • Video: "Tattered Remains"
  • Test Six

UNIT SEVEN

LESSON THIRTEEN

  • Lecture: Love, Wells, and others
  • Reading: Nat Love
  • Video: "Buffalo Soldiers"
  • Reading: Wells
  • Vocab Quiz Seven

LESSON FOURTEEN

  • Lecture: Booker & WEB
  • Reading: Booker & WEB
  • Video: "Black Paths"
  • Reading: "1896"
  • Test Seven

UNIT EIGHT

LESSON FIFTEEN

  • Lecture: Ren to WWII
  • Video: "Scottsboro Case"
  • Video: "Tuskegee Airmen"
  • Reading: "1954"
  • Vocab Quiz Eight

LESSON SIXTEEN

  • Lecture: Civil Rights
  • Video: "Children"
  • Reading: "1955"
  • Video: "Mighty Times"
  • Reading: Birmingham Letter"
  • Video: "Malcolm X"
  • Reading: "I Have A Dream"
  • Reading: "1963"
  • Test Eight

NOTE: Some of the above assignments may be changed or omitted as the need may arise.

 
 
 
 
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