This is an exciting lesson that can be used in any U.S. History class. It would be a great way to introduce the class to students at the beginning of the year as a way to preview events that would be discussed in the class.

Learning Objectives

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.1; Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

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