Greenhorn Sailor: John Jea, African American Preacher and Sailor

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Subjects
History
Grade Levels
Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8 Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
Audience
Classroom Teacher / Educator
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Greenhorn Sailor: John Jea, African American Preacher and Sailor

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When John Jea joined a ship’s crew in 1806, he was not prepared for the dangerous conditions, hard work, and preparation necessary for life at sea. Listen to a dramatic reading of his narrative, and then study the supporting primary sources to answer the discussion questions. This resource is part …