This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Massachusetts - This was the state where Thoreau was a resident.
Framingham - This town is the location of Thoreau's fiery anti-slavery address Slavery in Massachusetts that he delivered at an Independence Day meeting.
Concord - This is the town where Thoreau lived and worked as a surveyor and schoolmaster.
Old Marlborough Road - This was an abandoned path near Thoreau's home town on which he enjoyed walking.
Kansas and Nebraska - These territories were allowed to determine for themselves whether or not slavery would be allowed within the territories.
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