NU Actueel


  • 17 juni 2020
  • Niveau: Onderbouw/Vmbo bovenbouw
  • Bron: YouTube
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June 19th, Americans celebrate Juneteenth. What do they celebrate on this day and why is it important? Watch the video and find out.

1. What two words are combined in Juneteenth?

2. What year did slavery end in Texas?

3. How long after the Emancipation Proclamation was this?

4. According to stories, why did the news of this Proclamation travel so slowly?

5. When did Juneteenth become a state holiday?

6. How do people celebrate Juneteenth?

7. Why is Juneteenth discussed in politics?

8. Discuss in pairs: Do you think it’s good to celebrate Juneteenth? Why?

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