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Relevant United States History
Standards for Grades 5-12

"Journey from Slavery to Statesman": The Homes of Frederick Douglass
relates to the following National Standards for History:

Era 4: Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)

  • Standard 2D- The student understands the rapid growth of “the peculiar institution” after 1800 and the varied experiences of African Americans under slavery.
  • Standard 3B- The student understands how the debates over slavery influenced politics and sectionalism.
Era 4: Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
  • Standard 1A- The student understands how the North and South differed and how politics and ideologies led to the Civil War.
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