Participants will read David Waldstreicher's text "Slavery's Consitution" They will write, and post a response essay addressing the following What is Waldstreicher’s stance in the debate outlined above (see blog)? Specifically, according to him, how did slaveholders learn of their need to control the state, and how did that shape the Revolution, the drafting of the Constitution, and the ratification of the Constitution? Is his argument persuasive to you? Why or why not? Use evidences provided throughout the text to answer thequestions. Essays should include your own interpetation, beliefs, insights, ideas, and teaching strategies etc. related to the stance presented by Waldstreicher in the text. Response essays must be posted on or before April 4th.
Participants will respond to a minimum of three of their peer's posts within the blog on or before April 11th.