Black Rebellion in Early America

by  Preservation Virginia

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Preservation Virginia's John Marshall House will highlight three significant Black rebellions across the United States within the Early Republic period, 1800-1840, and how each rebellion impacted American politics and law and the future of slavery within the United States.

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40 min

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Education: Grade(s) 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons

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Social Studies/History

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Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)
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Preservation Virginia

Richmond, VA
United States

Founded in 1889, Preservation Virginia is the country's oldest statewide historic preservation group. In addition to engaging in extensive advocacy work and helping preserve historic structures and places across the Commonwealth, Preservation Virginia also owns, operates, and interprets six historic sites across the state. These historic sites include Historic Jamestowne (1609, Jamestown), Bacon's Castle (1665, Surry), Patrick Henry's Scotchtown (1719, Hanover), Smith's Fort Plantation (1763, Surry), John Marshall House (1790, Richmond), and Cape Henry Lighthouse (1791, Virginia Beach). Visit our website to learn more about our preservation efforts, visiting our historic sites, and more! 

Meika Downey

Program Details


Using the John Marshall House–the 1790 home of our 4th Supreme Court Chief Justice–as a lens, this program will use visual aids, primary sources, historic objects, and Q&A to explore and examine the history of three primary Black rebellions in the Early Republic United States.


Students will consider three primary Black rebellions that took place in the Early Republic United States and how these events impacted the future of slavery and law in America. Students will exercise skills in primary source analysis, historical inquiry, critical thinking, connecting past to present, and evaluating change over time.

Standards Alignment

State Standards

USI.1a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h; USI.2d; USI.5d; USI.6b; USI.8e
WHII.1a, b, c, d, e, f, g; WHII.2a; WHII.4b, c, d; WHII.5e; WHII.9a, b;
VUS.1a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h; VUS.2a; VUS.3a, b, c; VUS.4b, e; VUS.5d; VUS.6e;