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The Movement to End Slavery – Learning Experience November 7/11

How did the movement to end slavery begin?  What were some of the ideas and methods of the major abolitionists?  What was the impact of the abolition movement? All good questions, right?   To get an overview of the abolition movement … Continue reading

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RESISTANCE – In Class November 6/11

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Conditions of Antebellum Slavery – For November 6/11

“Death is better than slavery.”  Harriet Ann Jacobs You have hopefully been examining a variety of resources regarding the world of antebellum slavery and are starting to understand the awful conditions of “The Peculiar Institution”.  To examine a bit about … Continue reading

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The Growth of Slavery in America – VISUAL ANALYSIS

Use the techniques discussed and modeled in the video above to examine the additional visuals concerning the growth of slavery in the US during the antebellum era.  The necessary visuals are in the presentation below (maximize the presentation for the … Continue reading

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The Fiery Trial – Slavery and the Civil War

“The Civil War is the thing that makes America different.  It was our most tremendous experience, and it’s not quite like anything that ever happened to anyone else … The story of the war needs retelling because it helped to … Continue reading

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LET’S BRIDGE THE GAP!

What happened between the Constitution and the coming of the Civil War?  Take a look at the video clips available here, WRITE and SKETCH some ideas and notes, and make some observations and predictions on how the nation may divide … Continue reading

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BAR EXAM ON LINE REVIEW – 7:30-8:30!

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LEARNING EXPERIENCE ROCKTOBER 9/10 – MORE OF YOUR RIGHTS!

Hopefully you are still curious about how the First Amendment and the courts both protect and limit your rights … and you want more!  Tonight, dive into the remaining parts of the Bill of Rights by using the video below … Continue reading

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Learning Experience Rocktober 7/8 – The First Amendment

Religion, speech, press, assembly, petition – the Five Freedoms of the First Amendment. Are you read to learn about them?  I hope so … You have two handouts to use to prepare for our next class  – The Bill of … Continue reading

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The 2000 Presidential Election – what a ride!

Hey young historians – Ask your parents about the 2000 Presidential Election! Want to learn more? Check out .. The movie Recount, from HBO –  I got it at the library with my powerful library card. NPR’s Election 2000 Coverage The 2000 Presidential Election – The Authentic … Continue reading

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