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Western Expansion and Slavery (Monday, November 18)

Questions: How did western expansion increase tension between the North and South? What compromises were reached regarding the spread of slavery into western territories? How successful were these compromises? The Founding Fathers did not settle the issue of slavery at … Continue reading

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Defending Slavery (Wednesday, November 13)

Questions: How did Southerners defend the institution of slavery? How did slaves resist their masters? The Declaration of Independence, which launched the American Revolution, put on paper the very values that the United States of America stood for:that all men … Continue reading

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