Native Sovereignty

These lessons will demonstrate that multiple interests—beyond North and South, white and Black—were at stake during the war. While Union victory brought emancipation and the end of slavery, the Union also waged war to limit Native sovereignty.

Lesson Plans

Mississippi Studies

Grade 4

Further Reading

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Entering her 13th year as an educator in Mississippi Public Schools, Skye Morgan is a junior and senior high school history teacher at Petal High School and recipient of the 2022 Mississippi Teacher of the Year Award. Morgan’s philosophy of education centers around the belief that quality education is critical in the development of young minds to learn tolerance, critical thinking, and teamwork.