Changing America: To Be Free

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Date Posted: 8/13/2013

Americans reacted to the Emancipation Proclamation in different ways. Use the Changing America: To Be Free iPad app to go beyond the well-known stories of Emancipation and gain insight into this profound moment in the lives of many different people. Students can search, sort and read personal responses to the Emancipation Proclamation across the north, south and border states from men and women of all ages.  A related teacher guide provides suggestions for using the app in the classroom.