Last updated: February 26, 2015
William Cooper Nell Activity
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In this activity students are asked to make connections between the challenges William Cooper Nell faced when he attended segregated schools in Boston and their own experiences. Students should write an essay explaining how they overcame difficulties in their own lives.
- African American History and Culture, Civil Rights Movement, Civil War, History, Slavery, Social Studies
- Civil War