Were slaves ever allowed to marry for love? How do youthink slave marriages were arranged?
How did African Americans begin to claim citizenship in the new United States? * Students will analyze text and charts in order to be able to answer this question
Create a wedding invitation for Anna Madgigine Jai’s wedding. “I don’t know who that is!” You will, after today
I am going to jump the broom in a few weeks What does this term mean?
Benjamin Bannecker and Ben Franklin both created almanacs, wher e people could look up information
Something we all know to be so that just isn’t so How many of you were surprised that the slaves, other than Kunta, were not in chains?
What misconceptions might be shattered if we learned that at least twice, a white married and freed a slave?
Read the questions first What kind of questions are they? Are they testing your comprehension or are they testing something else?
Why was Benjamin Bannecker important? What was unique about the marriages discussed today?
Read the short biography of Benjamin Bannecker and the story of the recently discovered Florida Slave graveyard. Answer comprehension questions. Write short essay “What surprised me about what I learned today was…”
What was unusual or unique about Anna Madgigine Jai?