hist405 stepping stones to the civil war

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 posts (1 initial & 2 follow-up)
  • APA format for in-text citations and list of references
  • Initial Post Instructions
    For the initial post, pick three (3) of the leading causes of the American Civil War:
    • The Compromise of 1850
    • The Fugitive Slave Law 1850
    • Uncle Tom’s Cabin 1852
    • The Kansas Nebraska Act 1854
    • The Dred Scott Case of 1857
    • The Lincoln Douglas Debates 1858

    Then, address one (1) of the following for your selections:

    • Based on the historical facts given in this module, assess if the American Civil War was inevitable.
    • Analyze if the United States Supreme Court can settle legal and moral issues through judiciary review. In your response, provide a documented example of a modern parallel of a legal or moral issue settled by the United States Supreme Court.

    Follow-Up Posts
    Compare your selections and analysis of selections with those of your peers. If they chose different events, examine how yours are similar and/or different. If they chose the same events, build on their posts by providing additional information about the events that you have not already noted in your own post.Writing Requirements

    • Minimum of 3 posts (1 initial & 2 follow-up)
    • APA format for in-text citations and list of references
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