US History 74: The Value of Using the Digital Records of Freedom Suits

Freedom suit experts Dr. Kelly Kennington and Dr. David Konig discuss the importance of digital records available from the St. Louis Circuit Court records of freedom suits in helping individuals learn more about these important legal actions brought by slaves.

This video resource was funded in part through a grant provided by the Missouri Humanities Council.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity.


Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video.