Monthly Archives: June 2015

Fort Sumter Fallen – New York Times article (April 15, 1861)

New York Times article (April 15, 1861) – Charleston, South Carolina FORT SUMPTER (sic) FALLEN.; PARTICULARS OF THE BOMBARDMENT. The Fort On Fire and the Garrison Exhausted. NO ATTEMPT AT REINFORCEMENT. The Cessation of Firing and the Capitulation. NO LIVES LOST … Continue reading

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The Secession Menace – New York Times article (July 24, 1860) with Analysis Questions

This NY Times article provides an argument for secession in anticipation of a possible Republican Party presidential win by Abraham Lincoln in 1860. The Secession Menace NY Times July 24 1860 : Click on link to download primary source document. Southern … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, Nominated for President (N.Y. Times article) – May 19, 1860

This New York Times article features the announcement of the Republican Party’s presidential nomination of Abraham Lincoln. New York Times, May 19, 1860 THE REPUBLICAN TICKET FOR 1860.; Abram (sic) Lincoln, of Illinois, Nominated for President. The Late Senatorial Contest in Illinois … Continue reading

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The Cowardly Assault on Mr. Sumner – New York Times article (May 23, 1856)

New York Times article regarding the Caning of Senator Sumner:      Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts THE COWARDLY ASSAULT ON MR. SUMNER. FROM OUR REGULAR TELEGRAPHIC REPORTER New York Times May 23, 1856 Immediately after the adjournment of Congress, today, … Continue reading

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A review of Uncle Tom’s Cabin – July 16, 1853 (NY Times) Primary Source Analysis Activity

This post consists of a literary review of Uncle Tom’s Cabin which appeared on July 16, 1863 in the New York Times. In addition, a set of primary source analysis questions are accompany the article. Uncle Tom’s Cabin Primary Source … Continue reading

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