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Learning Exercise: Uncle Tom's Cabin

Title:
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Material:
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.
Course: United States History

Info

Submitted by:
William Paquette
Date Last Modified:
November 30, 2006

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: None.

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Topics

United States History The Antebellum South The Civil War United States Literature

Requirements

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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.

Assessment

A 5-7 page paper.
Assessment URL: None.

Technical Notes

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