LEARNING EXPERIENCE NOVEMBER 18/19 – The Edge of the Precipice – Part 2!

Hopefully you are understanding the challenges of the time, and realize that the nation is teetering on the “Edge of the Precipice”. You can review today’s activities and continue moving forward with some ideas by using the second reading from class and some of the following resources:

PLEASE CHECK OUT THE FOLLOWING ISSUES AND MAKE A STATEMENT FOR EACH!

The Dred Scott Decision

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The History Channel’s Dred Scott Case /  an online exhibition from Gilder Lehrman / Our Documents – Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857) / from the Jefferson Expansion Memorial/

The Lincoln Douglas Debates


– The History Channel’s Lincoln-Douglas Debates /  Want to see an old re-enactment? / How about a recent one? /

Harpers’ Ferry 


an overview from VOA / Harpers Ferry from PBS / an overview and video from the John Brown Wax Museum – an NHD video – yikes! / John Brown Raid.org – with a hanging reenactment?

The Election of 1860

The Most Consequential Elections in History: Abraham Lincoln in 1860 /

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