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Abolitionist Project - Levi Coffin
Transcript of Abolitionist Project - Levi Coffin
-Levi Coffin Analysis: I think Levi Coffin is saying that helping slaves escape, and breaking the law, is the right thing to do, and that it should be safe, and not illegal Graph/Chart/Narrative Created with Scribblemaps Underground Railroad Routes Timeline: Sources: 1. http://docsouth.unc.edu/nc/coffin/bio.html 2. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/124406/Levi-Coffin 3. http://www.waynet.org/levicoffin/quiz/history.htm Multiple Choice Questions: 1. Approximately, how many slaves did Levi Coffin help? A) 1,000 B) 2,000
C) 3,000 D) None of the above 2. What did Levi Coffin do in terms of abolition? A) Opened up his house to slaves along the Underground Railroad
B) Gave public speeches
C) Levi Coffin wasn't involved with abolition
D) Made numerous trips through the Underground Railroad, and saved many people, including his parents 3. What was Levi Coffin's nickname? A) Moses
B) Sojourner Truth
C) President of the Underground Railroad
D) Levi Coffin didn't have a nickname Primary Source:
Graphic Graphic: Analysis: This image is a bust portrait of Levi Coffin with an engraving by R. O'Brien 4. http://housedivided.dickinson.edu/ugrr/documents/Lesson_Plan_Ragsdale.htm 5. http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2005687473/ 6. http://www.ask.com/answers/135512101/what-are-two-famous-quotes-by-levi-coffin * His home was on the path of the Underground Railroad and he turned his home into a depot
* Assisted over 3,000 slaves escape to freedom
* Funneled a lot of his wealth into abolition
* Opened a store selling goods made by free labor
* Born in south, yet opposed slavery
* Is known for publishing a biography: "Reminiscences of