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In this inquiry, students analyze materials that reveal the historical relevance of literacy and evaluate the importance of literacy, authorship, and publishing for abolitionism.
This inquiry leads students through an investigation of the concept of freedom and how it has applied to U.S. citizens, specifically white and Black Americans, since the Revolutionary War.
Students will engage in social justice work by challenging normative thought regarding our nation’s founding documents. Students will consider the voices of those who were overlooked and disregarded as the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution were written and consider the lasting impact of this action.
As students engage in the inquiry, they determine: What is the inclusive story of the founding of our nation?
This inquiry leads students through an investigation of how history is told and the power of those telling the story.