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The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858: Interactive Map Activity

Students utilize an interactive map to explore the 1858 Senate campaign in Illinois. They examine how factors such as population, transportation, and party strongholds can affect campaign strategies. Students write an essay discussing their findings and considering how these factors relate to political campaigns today.

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Resource Details

8th - 12th
United States History
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Lesson Plans
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
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  • Vocabulary