American Uprising: The Untold Story of America’s Largest Slave Revolt by Daniel Rasmussen

Did Lincoln free the slaves, or did the slaves free themselves? A high school history teacher friend of mine recently asked me this question while explaining the new writing program she’s using in her tenth grade U.S. history class.  In the program, students are given a set of historical documents to read, discuss and draw conclusions about in essay form. The point of the activity … Continue reading American Uprising: The Untold Story of America’s Largest Slave Revolt by Daniel Rasmussen