Learning Lincoln On-line
FROM-- SET SEVEN, CIVIL WAR STUDIES
Frederick Douglass, Abolitionist and Advisor to the President-- Task #13-- Frederick Douglass Discusses How to Learn to Read and Write
This TASK works with #8 & #14. They could all be completed as a unit.
(You will have to have Acrobat PDF Reader on your computer to get the article.)
Writing Response: You may do Tasks #8 & 14 with this task.
Put yourself in the position of being a free slave in the 19th century. Think: "I am now a free person. I always wanted that, but now I don't know what to do. I think I will take Mr. Douglass' advice and learn to _______." (finish this starter with a plan of action for success.) Include obstacles coming up, and other problems related). Read Article #8 and use it in your response on this task. The essay should be two pages or more.