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Slavery, Citizenship, and Civil Rights: Documenting Rhode Island’s People of Color

In this set of unit plans, we have two that complement this module, “A Key to Understanding,” for grades five and six where students examine early Narragansett history through primary documents with a focus on Roger Williams’ A Key to Understanding the Narragansett, and “Twelve Bushels of Indian Corn,” for grades nine to twelve which explores the issues of the enslavement of the Narragansett following King Philip’s War of which Williams was closely involved.



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