Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Half Slave Half Free

909 views

Published on

  • Be the first to comment

Half Slave Half Free

  1. 1.
  2. 2. Half Slave<br />and<br />Half Free<br />By Russel Freedman<br />
  3. 3. Word Reading<br />efforts<br />factions<br />slaves<br />abolish<br />abolition<br />abolitionist<br />
  4. 4. Word Reading<br />manacled<br />suppressed<br />embattled<br />confined<br />
  5. 5. Word Reading<br />Abraham Lincoln hoped to abolish the buying and selling of slaves.<br />
  6. 6. Word Reading<br />Slave traders often suppressed slaves by keeping them manacled and confined.<br />
  7. 7. Word Reading<br />Fearing a rise in the abolition movement, the embattled southern states decided to leave the Union.<br />
  8. 8. FabVocab<br />African-Americans were enslaved until the middle 1800s. They had no rights and were forced to work long, hard hours.<br /><br />Context Clues<br />Word Structure<br /><br />Apposition<br />enslaveden + slave<br />
  9. 9. enslaved – what happens to someone who is held against their will and forced to work<br />
  10. 10. FabVocab<br />Abraham Lincoln was important to the emancipation, or declaration of freedom, of African American.<br />Context Clues<br />Word Structure<br />Apposition<br /><br />
  11. 11. Emancipation – the act of freeing someone from slavery<br />Proclamation of Emancipation, 1862<br />
  12. 12. Emancipation – the act of freeing someone from slavery<br />By torchlight, a Union soldier reads the Emancipation Proclamation to a room of slaves and their children.<br />
  13. 13. FabVocab<br />The North and the South were unable to reach a compromise on slavery. Neither side would agree to give a little on the issue.<br /><br />Context Clues<br />Word Structure<br />Apposition<br />
  14. 14. compromise – when an argument is ended because each side gives up something<br />
  15. 15. FabVocab<br />Many southern states seceded from the United States when Lincoln was elected president. The states left the Union because they feared Lincoln would outlaw slavery.<br /><br />Context Clues<br />Word Structure<br />Apposition<br />
  16. 16. secede – disconnected from something, or left, as when the southern states seceded from the Union<br />
  17. 17. FabVocab<br />Abolitionists wanted to prohibit, or forbid, slavery.<br />Context Clues<br />Word Structure<br /><br />Apposition<br />
  18. 18. prohibit– to forbid by law or by an order<br />
  19. 19. FabVocab<br />The country was so divided over the issue of slavery that some brothers were rivals during the Civil War; they fought on opposite sides.<br />Context Clues<br />Word Structure<br /><br />Apposition<br />
  20. 20. rivals – individuals or groups competing against each other<br />
  21. 21. GOOD JOB!<br />

×