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Reacting to the Past is an award winning series of immersive role playing games that actively engage students in their own learning Students assume the roles of historical characters to practice critical thinking, primary source analysis, and both written and spoken argument Reacting games are flexible enough to be used across the curriculum, from first year general education classes and discussion sections of lecture classes to capstone experiences and honors programs.Frederick Douglass asks students to confront an explosive question How, in a nation founded on ideas of equal rights and freedom, could the institution of slavery become so entrenched and long lasting How was slavery justified, and how was it criticized At a literary forum, students consider the newly published Narrative of Frederick Douglass and hold a hearing on John C Calhoun s view of slavery as a positive good Finally, players address the US Constitution, its original protections of the slaveholders power, and the central question Are Americans beholden to the Constitution, or to some higher law...

Title : Frederick Douglass, Slavery, and the Constitution, 1845 (Reacting to the Past)
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ISBN : 0393680630
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : W W Norton 1 edition November 1, 2018
Number of Pages : 201 Pages
File Size : 764 KB
Status : Available For Download
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