James McCune Smith: A Model of Resistance - 4th Grade Adaptation
Can intellectual leaders and the spread of their ideas be considered acts of resistance against slavery? At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to:
- Connect a person's education to their ability to be independent and to resist oppression.
- Identify James McCune Smith and his views on the responsibility of African Americans to make positive changes in society.
- What constituted an act of resistance of African Americans against the institution of slavery?
- Are some acts of resistance more effective than others?