 Students will analyze   Objective:  the events of the  Stono Rebellion,*  demonstrating their  knowledge of these  event...
Homework:      List the obstacles       faced by slaves if       they ran away or       rebelled      Bullet points are ...
Vocabulary: Rebellion Resistance to  legal authority Based on this  definition, can  slaves really be  called rebels?
The Stono Rebellion           September 9, 1739           A Sunday           Over 100 slaves            involved       ...
Stono Rebellion         Jemmy (or Cato) was the          leader         African Born         Literate         Slaves s...
Stono Rebellion         Takes its name from          the Stono River, just          south of Charleston,          South C...
Stono Rebellion         The slaves may have          merely been seizing          an opportunity         A new law was g...
Negro Act of 1740          Made it illegal for           slaves to move           abroad, assemble in           groups, r...
Independent Practice:           Read section            on the Stono            Rebellion           Answer the          ...
Independent Practice:            Imagine you are a             slave that made it to             Florida after the       ...
Exit Ticket:What was the Stono Rebellion?
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November 14, 2011

  1. 1.  Students will analyze Objective: the events of the Stono Rebellion,* demonstrating their knowledge of these events by answering questions designed to measure their ability to comprehend what they have read, and then synthesize this knowledge by writing a summary of the rebellion
  2. 2. Homework:  List the obstacles faced by slaves if they ran away or rebelled  Bullet points are fine  We will review this tomorrow
  3. 3. Vocabulary: Rebellion Resistance to legal authority Based on this definition, can slaves really be called rebels?
  4. 4. The Stono Rebellion  September 9, 1739  A Sunday  Over 100 slaves involved  20 or more whites killed  No one knows for sure the name of the leader
  5. 5. Stono Rebellion  Jemmy (or Cato) was the leader  African Born  Literate  Slaves shouted “Liberty”  Slaves spared whites who treated their slaves well  Some slaves hid their masters
  6. 6. Stono Rebellion  Takes its name from the Stono River, just south of Charleston, South Carolina, where the slaves met  The local Militia attacked the rebels, killing over 40  The rest were captured later
  7. 7. Stono Rebellion  The slaves may have merely been seizing an opportunity  A new law was going into effect requiring whites to take their guns to church  Spanish Florida was welcoming to escaped slaves
  8. 8. Negro Act of 1740  Made it illegal for slaves to move abroad, assemble in groups, raise their own food, earn money, and learn to read English  Owners were permitted to kill rebellious slaves if necessary
  9. 9. Independent Practice: Read section on the Stono Rebellion Answer the questions provided
  10. 10. Independent Practice:  Imagine you are a slave that made it to Florida after the Stono Rebellion  The Spanish want to hear your story  Write a poem, letter, story, essay or draw a comic strip
  11. 11. Exit Ticket:What was the Stono Rebellion?

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