Go to: http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/wwww/us/emancipationproclamatidef.htm
  1. Slaves in what states were set free?
  2. Slaves in what kind of states were not included?
  3. This document was also to keep what two countries from becoming confederate allies?
Go to: http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/54thmassachusetts.htm
4. What was the experimental all-Black regiment?
5. What young white abolitionist was put in charge?
6. What other abolitionist had two sons in the regiment?
7. How many men died at the battle of Fort Wagner?
8. Why did William Carney receive the Congressional Medal of Honor?

9. What were some effects of the Emancipation Proclamation according to this propaganda poster? (Hint: the left side is before and the right side and center image is after)

The escaped slaves were known as “contrabands.” The question of whether or not a slave was property led to the question of whether or not Union military authorities were legally obligated to return escaped slaves to their owners. The Union got around the problem by arguing that, while slaves were property, they were property that could be used in support of the Southern war effort and, thus, could legally be seized by the Union Army like other “contraband of war” such as weapons. Go to:
10. What were conditions like in these camps?

Go to: http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/underground_railroad/index.htm and complete the journey

Go to:
· http://www.pbs.org/civilwar/images/ You have Two options
Choice One: Telling Details
o Click pictures from the highlighted items for each picture

Choice Two: Telling a Story
o This activity is more complex
o You pick narration, music and images to create your own mini documentary