Title of Video: Henry Box Brown
Length of Video: 7 Minutes
A true story of a slave, who mailed himself to freedom and later created a performance and wrote a book about his escape.
Education Standards For: Henry Box Brown
HENRY BOX BROWN
Social Studies, History, Grade 3 and 8 – How issues of slavery and states’ rights caused the Civil War; Abolitionist and Suffrage movements.
Social Studies, History, Grades 8 – Role of Georgia in the Civil Rights movement; Positive Traits of Historic Figures.
US History, High School - Issues that caused the Civil War, including slavery; US domestic policies including civil rights.
Special enrichment for Black History Month (February).Back to List of Videos