Causes of the Civil War
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Image Analysis: Cartoons with a Cause
Objective: During the first half of the nineteenth century the number of newspapers in America increased dramatically and the price of newspapers dropped as new technologies made print and distribution less expensive. (For more on...
Primary Source Analysis: Slavery as a Positive Good
Objective: As the controversy surrounding slavery intensified, Southern apologists adopted a different form of defense. Early in the 19th century, they tended to describe slavery as an unfortunate burden left to them by history; t...