200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019


“To the Convention”

This article warns the Convention to be aware of what the abolition of slavery has done or may do to Alabama. It highlights the fear white Alabamians had about black Alabamians claiming their civil rights and how it affected the labor force in the state.

Creator: The Montgomery Advertiser
Date: 1865 September 27
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Newspaper article

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ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard:
Grade 4: Standard(s) 9
Grade 5: Standard(s) 12
Grade 7 (Civics): Standard(s) 4
Grade 10: Standard(s) 15
Grade 12 (US Government): Standard(s) 5 6

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