Enslaved People’s Choices During the American Revolution
During the colonial period, Williamsburg was a town not only of statesmen, tavern keepers and tradesmen, but also of enslaved individuals. How did these men, women, and children live? What were their roles here? Walk the streets of Williamsburg and hear the stories of these people. Witness their lives and choices on the eve of the American Revolution.
Another interaction on this day looks like it takes the form of a role play. It is something that could return to the classroom, as well. We often wonder how to better deliver lessons that some may think are boring and flat in more engaging ways. The truth is, the content here is not boring and flat for everybody, but if I can make it come alive, more students will realize that.
Introduction to Rights & Controversies Classroom