Monday, January 16, 2012

Threaded Discussion- Events leading up to the Civil War

Read: "Did a Novel Start the Civil War?" from Upfront Magazine

Answer the following questions on the white board in a "threaded discussion."

What was the Fugitive Slave Act? (1850)

Briefly discuss the impact of Harriet Beacher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. (1852)

Briefly discuss the impact of the Supreme Court decision in the Dred Scott case. (1857)

What happened at Harper's Ferry? (1859)

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