By Anne Pemberton
This page creates an adventure story starring your student or child. He or she travels back to Virginia in 1832 to help some honest slaves earn their freedom.
Turn on your speakers to hear "Battle Cry of Freedom"
Directions to create story or book
Background Music: "Battle Cry of Freedom", from "Martial Music of Camp Dupont", recorded on "Martial Music in the Age of Lewis and Clark" by Randolph Cabell. This Banjo tune was widely played during the time of this story. The Banjo was a popular instrument with slaves when they had time to relax. Synthesized by Randy Cabell, 2004. Music used by permission.
Illustrations used without permission, for educational use only. Some illustrations have been edited for this application.
Other graphics used in this story were collected from MSN Clipart
Page created July 1, 2004. Anne Pemberton. Updated Thu, 28-Oct-2010 . AP.