Freedom in the Late 19th Century

2012, civll war, emancipation, gender, hahn, immigration, john brown, lesh, reconstruction, slavery, Stanley, strike, strikes, summer, summer session, supreme court

The 2012 summer session is from June 26-29 in Hutchinson. Our scholars are:

Dr. Steven Hahn
Professor of History
University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Amy Dru Stanley
Associate Professor of History
University of Chicago

Our Master Teacher is:

Bruce A. Lesh
Social Studies Department Chair
Franklin High School, Reisterstown, Maryland

Print / Handouts (pdfs):
Dr. Steven Hahn
Black Soldiers in the Union Army
Lynching victims

Dr. Amy Dru Stanley
Images of the late 1800s

Reconstruction Amendments
Bradwell v the United States
Lochner v. New York
Muller v. Oregon

Bruce Lesh
Common Core Expectations and History Labs
Lesh handouts
John Brown Lesson Plan
John Brown Graphic Organizer
John Brown Presentation
John Brown Images
Interpreting John Brown: Infusing Historical Thinking into the Classroom article

FreedMan's Bureau Lesson Plan and Images
FreedMan's Bureau Presentation

Segregation and Disenfranchisement Presentation
Segregation and the Blues Lesson Plan / Resources

Emancipation Proclamation Lesson Plan
Emancipation Proclamation Presentation

America Reacts to the New Immigrants Materials and Images
Immigration and Political Cartoons presentation

1877 Rail Strike Materials and Images
The Frenzy and What Came of It lesson plan
The Great Strike of 1877 presentation

Homestead Steel Strike Materials and Images
Homestead Steel Strike presentation

Pullman Railstrike Testimony Resources and Images
Pullman Railstrike presentation

Useful Links:
Counterfactual example
Counterfactual History: A User's Guide
Clopton's Short History of the Confederates States of America: 1861-1925 (an extreme counterfactual example)
Wikipedia's Counterfactuals

Birth of a Nation (Wikipedia)
Birth of a Nation (Video download)
Without Sanctuary

Visualizing Emancipation
Slavery by Another Name (PBS website)
Rerum Novarum
The Lot of an American Steelworker
Hull House Maps and Papers
Jane Addams and Hull House
Cornell Supreme Court collection
Oyez Supreme Court collection (great site for summaries)

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter as teaching tool (Just for Mike M!)

Videos / Presentations:
Dr. Steven Hahn

Dr. Amy Dru Stanley

Bruce Lesh

Additional Readings:
American Negro Slave Revolts
From Slave to Priest
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
All God's Dangers: The Life of Nat Shaw
Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Gospel of Wealth


2012 Summer Session Evaluations