Do Now

The Abolitionist
K-W-L Abolition of Slavery
• OBJ: identify the concepts of slavery and abolition
by creating a cover page and KWL chart for the unit
Abolition of Slavery. ( in comp book only!!)
• HW: Add 2 more images to the Unit Cover Page!!
• Do Now: Pros and Cons of Slavery in America
Pros (positive things)
Cons (consequences)
• OBJ: Describe why politicians were so concerned
with the Northwest Ordinance and the Compromise
of 1850. (standard 8.9.3 & 8.9.4)
• HW: Renaming. In your opinion what is a better
name for the Northwest Ordinance and the
Compromise of 1850. In one paragraph, justify why
the name you chose is better than the old name.
Do Now- “Compromise”
• Describe a fictional (fake) or nonfictional (real
story)Where politicians have to compromise on a
very important issue. Include what the issue is and
the final outcome?
VOCAB- Fighting Slavery
• Abolition
• annexation
• Northwest Ordinance
• Compromise of 1850
• Fugitive Slave Act
• Harriet Tubman
• Underground Railroad
• Frederick Douglas
• John Brown
• William Lloyd Garrison
• Theodore Weld
• Benjamin Franklin
After the Vocab LEAVE A BLANK PAGE
Take a look at the Map on page A30
Northwest Ordinance C.N
Cornell Note Questions
• What did the Northwest Ordinance say about
slavery in these states?
• What did it say about education and schools?
Compromise of
Compromise of 1850
Cornell Notes
What did this law say about the state of Texas?
• How did it please the free (North) states?
• How did it please slave (South) states ?
• How did it maintain the balance of power in
Unit 9 Quiz 1
• Using the 10 words below make a T- Chart to compare
the North and South of the U.S during slavery times.
60,000 people needed to create a
new state.
20,000 miles of
RxR track
Hot and humid weather
Northwest Ordinance
10,000 miles of RxR track
Slavery was
Do Now
Do you think the Fugitive Slave Act in the Compromise of
1850 was a fair law? Explain in 1 paragraph.
1. Read pg. 457 “One European’s Story”
Answer Only…
a. Alex de Tocqueville witnessed which law taking
place before his own eyes?
b. What does he say that indicates he is talking about
this law?
The Abolitionist Movement
• Harriet Tubman –pg. 442
• Frederick Douglass - 441
• John Brown - 465
• William Lloyd Garrison - 441
• Theodore Weld -441
• Benjamin Franklin -440
• Obj: Using a yearbook format, students will
create categories for the different abolitionists
according to their contributions to help end
slavery. (Standard 8.9.1)
• HW: Study for tomorrow’s Quiz. 2. Complete
Abolitionist Yearbook.
• Do Now: Without using your class notes, list
the 6 abolitionist leader’s names then next to
their names write one important thing about
• Essential Question: The
Abolitionist Movement
• At what point, if ever, is it
justifiable to ignore or undermine
laws set by the government?
Unit 9
Vocab. 2
Abolition Movement
* “The Liberator”
*The Underground
* “The North Star”
* Undermine
* Reformer
Abolitionists Chart
Harriet Tubman
Contributions to the Movement
Use 4 line spaces for each name.
John Brown
William Lloyd
Theodore Weld
Re-read the chart and in 5-7 sentences provide a brief
summary. Explain what the Abolition Movement was
about and the methods used to try to end slavery.
Abolitionist Yearbook
Must Include the following
1 Artistic Title Page
2 Neatly written summary- 5-7 sentences
3- 8 Abolitionist Leader (one per page)
• Name, Rank 1-6, Image (image @ the end!)
• A quote OR contributions to the movement
• Best remembered for… (be creative with your
category but realistic) OR Voted most likely
to… (be creative but realistic)
Alternative Assignment
• Copy all questions and answer in complete
• Pg. 445 (2-4)
• Pg. 461 (1-4)
• Pg. 465 (1-4)
• Pg. 470 (1-4)
Exit Slip- Justify
• Choose two of your yearbook abolitionists and write
a paragraph for each which explains why you chose
to give him/her that category? In other words, your
decision should fit the contributions they made to
the abolition movement.
OBJ/HW Abolition of Slavery
Test Review
 OBJ: Demonstrate knowledge of the Abolition of
Slavery by scoring 28 – 35 points in our Unit Test.
 HW: Take a look at what we have learned this Unit
and write 2 paragraphs.
1. One thing you enjoyed learning about and why?
2. One thing you did not really enjoy learning and why?
Review your 7 test review questions you did for HW.