Saturday, November 22, 2008

Charles Walker Web Research

Charles T. Walker

Biographical sketch/history: birth, birth place, schooling, significant events, historical significance, partners or spouses, children, death, and any other notable information.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Primary Research 3: History of the First African Baptist Church

Primary Research III, History of the First African Baptist Church

1. Who wrote this document?

2. (Introduction) What did McNeal say was the goal of the white press?

3. (Introduction) What did Walker say was the historical significance of the First African Baptist Church in Savannah?

4. (Preface) What is the argument discussed in the preface?

5. (Page 1) Where and when was the First African Baptist Church organized?

6. (Page 8) What happened in 1832?

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Primary Document Research V: Observation and Imagination

Primary Document Research (V)

Instructions: choose five or six portraits. For each one, list the title of the portrait or name of the person. Describe the portrait in detail: number of people in the portrait, age, sex, and any important details (clothing, attitude, background, etc).






6-10. Choose one of your portraits, and write a short story about the portrait subject and what they did the day of the portrait on the back of the page.

Augusta Canal Prep

Augusta Canal Prep

1. When was the canal built?

2. Who was responsible for the canal?

3. Who designed the canal?

4. What important Civil War plant was in Augusta?

5. Who was Dennis Cahill?

Extra Credit: List up to four facts about the canal.