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Transcript of 11 1/7
Downfall of the Dream
Salem Witch Trials: 1692
Ain't I a Woman?
Copy down the new Unit and Lesson EQ
Respond to the following questions in your notes:
What is one issue in society that you would like to change? Why?
What do you think would be the most effective way to make that change happen?
Thursday, January 7th
The American Dream
stop and jot
How did the play The Crucible portray the idea of the American Dream?
Why didn't the people of Salem achieve the American Dream?
1797, New York: Born a slave named Isabelle Baumfree
1827: Freedom! NY law frees slaves over 30 years old
Inspired by God, changed her name to Sojourner Truth
Sojourner chilled with Abe Lincoln, joined anti-slavery society
Became an abolitionist and women's rights activist and speaker
Passed in 1883
To sojourn (verb): to stay for a short period of time
A sojourner (noun): someone one who...
Sojourner Truth means...
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What strategies does she use in her speech?
What is the purpose/message?