School Improvement in Maryland

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 c. Compare the relationship of abolitionists to the other reform movements

Brief Constructed Response (BCR) Item

Have the students write a “transcript” of a brief interview with a prominent reformer, such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, Susan B. Anthony, Lucy Stone, Sojourner Truth, or Sara and Angelina Grimke. Be sure the “transcript” reveals the reformer’s accomplishments and overall perspective on the major issues she was concerned with.

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