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Critical Thinking, Research, Communication, and History

created Jun 03, 2015 11:00 PM
Originally posted on  September 27, 2011  by Shennan Hutton In last Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal, former under-secretary of the Army and retired chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin, ...

Perspective or Point of View: Teaching Analysis

created Jun 03, 2015 10:58 PM
Originally posted on  September 20, 2011  by Shennan Hutton I’ve been putting together a lesson on perspective for the Blueprint Civil War unit. I’m sharing here how I would explain ...

Teaching Cause-and-Effect Reasoning

created Jun 03, 2015 10:57 PM
Originally posted on  September 10, 2011  by Shennan Hutton It’s often difficult for students to understand historical patterns, especially in their textbooks. We can help by teaching them ...

Did the Southern states have the right to secede from the Union?

created Jun 03, 2015 10:55 PM
Originally posted on  August 20, 2011  by Shennan Hutton The current political debate about the powers of the states versus the power of the federal government often centers around the ...

Lincoln and Slavery Lesson Plan

created Jun 03, 2015 10:53 PM
Originally posted on  July 19, 2011  by Shennan Hutton Did Abraham Lincoln change his mind about slavery?  Abraham Lincoln did not start the Civil War in order to end slavery. He ...
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