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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: Uncle Tom's Cabin and American Culture
Submitted by: William Paquette on Nov 30, 2006
Date Last Modified: Nov 30, 2006
Title: Uncle Tom's Cabin
Description: Uncle Tom's Cabin created great controversy at the time of its publication arousing passions above and below the fabled Mason-Dixon Line. Even after the end of the Civil War the book and the name lived on.
Time Required 5-6 hours.
Topics: United States History The Antebellum South The Civil War United States Literature
Course: United States History
Prerequisites Skills: None.
Learning Objectives: To acquaint students with the controversy associated with the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin from an African-American perspective and from a Pro-Slavery perspective.
Technical Notes: None.
Text of Learning Exercise: Instructions: Once the site comes up, Click Enter. Click Browse Mode. Select EITHER African-American Responses OR Pro-Slavery Responses. Write a 5-7 page paper using the primary sources offered (not all of them) to present the African-American response or the Pro-Slavery response to the book. For the position selected are their arguments correct?
Additional Information URL: None.
Assessment: A 5-7 page paper.
Assessment URL: None.
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