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OUSD Teaching American History Grant II
December 6, 2005

 “David Walker: American Patriot?”
Waldo Martin, Department of History
University of California, Berkeley

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  • Excerpts from David Walker's Appeal from PBS Series "Africans in America"
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4h2931t.html

    see also related topics Modern Voices David Blight on David Walker , Eric Foner on David Walker , William Scarborough on David Walker & Editorial Regarding "Walker's Appeal" & Teacher's Guide

  • Full text of David Walker's Appeal, in Four Articles; Together with a Preamble
    http://docsouth.unc.edu/nc/walker/menu.html

  • David Walker biography: from PBS Series "Africans in America"
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p2930.html

  • David Walker (c. 1785 - 1830)
    biography from the Boston African-American National Historic Site
    http://www.nps.gov/boaf/davidwalker.htm

  • David Walker and the Appeal: An Understanding of an Extraordinary Man and his Ideas For Eighth Graders (PDF file) A series of activities developed by Patty Summa / Bigelow Middle School, Newton, Mass. to expose eighth graders to the life of David Walker, introduce his ideas outlined in the Appeal, & analyze how these ideas conflicted with other abolitionists' ideas of the day . Will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the unit.
    http://www.primarysource.org/library/cur_iah.html

  • Maria W. Stewart (1803 - 1879)
    biography from the Boston African-American National Historic Site
    http://www.nps.gov/boaf/mariastewart.htm

  • Maria W. Stewart—An African American Woman Speaks. (PDF, 138 KB) Curriculum unit from five-volume sourcebook on African American History, Making Freedom. online free from publisher Heinemann. Will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the unit.
    http://www.primarysource.org/library/cur_iah.html

  • Spotlight on Maria Stewart from PBS Series "Slavery & the Making of America"
    http://www.pbs.org/wnet/slavery/experience/education/spotlight.html

  • Women in the Anti-Slavery Movement
    http://cghs.dade.k12.fl.us/slavery/anti-slavery_movement/women.htm

  • Text of five of Maria Stewart's Speeches (1831- 1833)
    http://afroamhistory.about.com/library/blmaria_stewart_index.htm

  • "Rachel Weeping for Her Children": Black Women and the Abolition of Slavery
    by Margaret Washington from History Now published by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
    http://www.historynow.org/09_2005/historian3.html

  • Abolitionism: from PBS Series "Africans in America"
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/index.htmll

  • Abolition Issue 5, Sept. 2005 edition of History Now, online magazine published by published by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
    http://www.historynow.org/09_2005/index.html

  • Selected Articles from Garrison's The Liberator. This database contains 828 indexed articles (436 which are provided in full-text) which appeared between 1831 and 1855 in William Garrison's abolitionist newspaper The Liberator.
    http://www.primaryresearch.org/bh/liberator/vasearch.php

  • African American Religion, Pt. I: To the Civil War from a larger project "Divining America: Religion and the National Culture" from Teacherserve & National Humanities Council
    http://www.nhc.rtp.nc.us/tserve/divam.htm

  • The African American Odyssey : Combined Edition (3rd Edition) by Darlene Clark Hine, William C. Hine, Stanley Harrold link to Amazon

  • A Shining Thread of Hope by by Darlene Clark Hine, Kathleen Thompson link to Amazon

  • Maria W. Stewart: America's First Black Woman Political Writer : Essays and Speeches (Blacks in the Diaspora) by Maria W. Stewart, Marilyn Richardson (Editor) link to Amazon

  • David Walker's Appeal: To the Coloured Citizens of the World link to Amazon

  • To Awaken My Afflicted Brethren David Walker and the Problem of Antebellum Slave Resistance by Peter P. Hinks book review