19th Century Dance
Bring in a guest instructor to give the students an introductory lesson in 19th century American dance.
19th Century Music
Listen to examples of music from 19th century America, including classical music, African American music, religious music, and folk music. Compare these styles of music in a short essay.
Bring in a guest instructor to give the students an introductory lesson in African dance.
African American Spirituals
Research an African American spiritual. When was it written? Why was it written? What does it mean? How is it relevant today?
The Underground Railroad
Research the Underground Railroad. When did it begin? How did it work? How successful was it? Share your research in a one-page paper.
Watch this movie in which Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and...
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