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Slavery tore America part. Not only were the families of enslaved people cruelly crushed by slavery, but America as a whole was splitting over the issue. On both sides were political and economic arguments and very intense feelings.
Students will identify and describe the prevalent arguments for and against slavery.
You will prepare a news panel discussion about the position assigned to your group. Your discussion needs to address the essential questions above.
Group 1 What were the political reasons for slavery?
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General issues about slavery.
This is a very good series of short discussions about various aspects of slavery.
Here is a good summary of proslavery arguments prior to the Civil War.