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Revolutionary Story Time

presented by Exeter Hospital

Revolutionary Story Time has gone digital! Look below for our first “episode” of this program, which provides you with a story, a little history, some activities and a lot of fun!

Episode 1

Mumbet’s Declaration of Independence

Revolutionary Story Time! Mumbet's Declaration of Independence

Questions to consider

Did the Declaration of Independence and United States Constitution give all people the same rights?
Did the state constitutions (particularly Massachusetts and New Hampshire) provide the same rights, more, or less than the United States Constitution?
Do rights and responsibilities change over time?
How have people advocated and fought for justice throughout history?
What privileges do I have that others don’t?

Additional Readings

Activities

  1. Write an acrostic poem for the word Freedom
    • Ex: Sun
    • Play outside
    • Rainy
    • Insects come out
    • Nice out
    • Green
  2. Create a collage that shows how you think Mumbet felt when she asked Mr. Sedgwick to help her gain her freedom.
  3. Create a word cloud that describes Mumbet (click here for example).

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History behind the story

Activities

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