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Standard 5.0 History

Topic C. Conflict between Ideas and Institutions

Indicator 4. Analyze the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States

Objective b. Analyze the experiences of African-American slaves, and free blacks

Brief Constructed Response (BCR) Item

Based on analysis of slave narratives and other primary source documents, have students write brief historical narratives addressing this question: How did African Americans respond to slavery? Be sure student responses address living conditions, family life, and culture.

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