Focus: The Emancipation Proclamation

This focus portfolio will familiarize your students with the Emancipation Proclamation, the Border States, and the Missouri Compromise. Students will also learn about what it was like to be enslaved, how the abolitionists portrayed slavery, and the effects of emancipation. Support Materials: * Illustrated Broadsheet Essay * Timeline * Recommended Reading List * Critical Thinking Questions with Response Key 8 Primary Source Documents: * The Emancipation Proclamation, Washington, DC, January 1, 1863 * Map of the Missouri Compromise * Letter from William G. Christie to his Father, James Christie in Minnesota, Lake Providence, Louisiana, February 16, 1863 * Photo of Hubbard Pryor taken on October 10, 1864 as a Slave * Photo of Hubbard Pryor taken on October 10, 1864 as a Soldier * "The Old Union Wagon," John Hogarth Lozier, 1864 * "Breaking that 'Backbone,"' Benjamin H. Day, Jr., Currier & lves, 1862 * "Writing the Emancipation Proclamation," Adalbert Johann Volck, Sketches from the Civil War in North America, Second Series, 1864 * "President Lincoln Writing the Proclamation of Freedom, January 1, 1863"

Product type: Primary Source Portfolio
ISBN: 978-1-5669-6306-0
Author: Christine Brendel Scriabine, Ph.D.
Copyright: 2007
Reading Level: Grades 5-8
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Dimensions: 13 3/4" x 9 1/4"