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Foundational U.S. History

Dred Scott Timeline

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Dred Scott Decision

Why did the Dred Scott decision have a divisive effect on the United States?


Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

Compare the original concepts of those rights with contemporary views by examining applicable court cases, current newspaper articles, and adolescent fiction novels.



Declaration of Independence to the U.S. Constitution

What values are exhibited in the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution and what contradictions existed in both?


Colonial Interests

What were the interests of the American colonies at the time of the Declaration of Independence, and how were these diverse interests reflected in the U.S. Constitution?


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