Did Abolitionists Support the Underground Railroad

2014, abolitionists, mike meyer, slavery, slaves, underground railroad

This lesson will explore not only the causes for slaves to escape but also the methods that they used. Additionally, student will investigate primary source documents and visuals relating to the Underground Railroad. 


Slavery Rebellion and Consequences

8th grade, mike meyer, primary sources, slavery, wordle


The African American Soldier during the U.S. Civil War

african american, civil war, mike meyer, soldier

Mike's lesson is designed to give students a personal connection to the impact African-American soldiers had on the Civil War including the state of Kansas.  Students will use a variety of primary source documents and Internet to examine key elements of the topic.