Love & Marriage: The Search for Husbands and Wives after Emancipation

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Description
This 3-day curriculum unit asks students to consider the importance of family and how family separation in slavery disrupted enslaved people’s marriages—and how the search for a spouse after emancipation testifies to the importance of the bonds enslaved formed with one another.
Grade Level
Grades 6-8
Teacher Name
Monique McKinney
State/Province
Pennsylvania
Course Name (Grades 9-12)
Social Studies
Citation
"Love & Marriage: The Search for Husbands and Wives after Emancipation," , , Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed February 28, 2024, https://informationwanted.org/items/show/4922