John Brown's Legacy

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Duration: 90 minutes
Date Posted: 9/21/2010

In this lesson, students will examine primary sources to understand John Brown’s actions in Harpers Ferry and will develop a creative project on his legacy. This resource was produced to accompany the exhibition The Price of Freedom: Americans at War, by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

National Standards

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)

Instructional Strategies