RESOURCE:

The Time Trial of John Brown

Grade Range: 8-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities
Duration: 135 Minutes
Date Posted: 8/3/2012

In this lesson, students will examine the difference between history and memory by debating the legacy of John Brown.  Using video clips of an actor playing Brown, students are invited to debate his actions and determine how history should remember him.  The video segments are also available on YouTube. A full version of the program is available to prepare teachers to lead this presentation in their classrooms.