reason for abolition of slavery
A worksheet differentiated for the higher-, medium- and lower-ability students, containing reasons for the abolition of the slave trade, and slavery itself.

Could be used as a card sort or a colour-coded worksheet. Students can decide which factors help to end the slave trade, slavery itself, or both.

Students can sort for political, economic social and cultural reasons.

Students are invited to make decisions on the most important 3 reasons at the end of the sorting. This can lead to lively debate.
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Created: May 27, 2015

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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