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A Salute to Black History and
Women's History . . .

Black History and Women’s History Months remind us each year to never take our human rights for granted. The legacies of the men and women who dedicated their lives to the fight for such liberties live on through our deliberate recognition.

Frederick Douglass served as an author, abolitionist and statesman; Phillis Wheatley, became the first African-American published poet in America during the Revolutionary era; Mahalia Jackson was the “Queen of Gospel” and used her talents to aid in the Civil Rights Movement; Juliette Low supported the individual spirit of young women throughout the country in founding the Girl Scouts; and Amelia Earhart inspired all women as she ignored social criticism in her realization of her aviation dreams.

 

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Beyond the Book . . .
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Frederick Douglass

Volume 13 of the Young Patriots Series
- Frederick Douglass,
Young Defender of Human Rights -

depicts the boyhood adventures of one of the
country's most influential Civil Rights leaders.

In honot of Black History Month , here is a classroom activity from the Frederick Douglass, Young Defender of Human Rights Teacher’s Guide:

Names of prominent figures in American history are scattered throughout the book. These include Patrick Henry, William Pitt, William Lloyd Garrison, and Thomas Jefferson. Have students research these individuals and determine why they think Fred admired them.

Find the complete Teacher’s Guide and Webquest here.

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Frederick Douglass: Young Defender of Human Rights
Phillis Wheatley: Young Revolutionary Poet
Mahalia Jackson: Gospel Singer & Civil Rights Champion
Juliette Low: Girl Scouts Founder
Amelia Earhart: Young Air Pioneer

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