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Primary Sources - Workshop in American History Workshop 4 - Concerning Emancipation: Who Freed the Slaves?homesitemap
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Workshop 4: Lectures & Activities

Reflection One:
Lincoln's Beliefs

Image of a group of teachers

Watch the onscreen activity following Lecture One. Compare your conclusions with those of the onscreen teachers or evaluate the activity as a model for classroom activities.

Here are some questions to get you started.

How do the teachers grapple with the question, "What did Lincoln believe?"


What examples do they cite?


Identify opinions expressed by specific teachers with which you agree or disagree. Present reasons for your opinions.


What other primary source documents could they have cited to support their specific opinions?


What surprised you about what they did and didn't say?


If you were teaching this topic, what questions might you pose to student discussion groups?

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