CIvil War, Civil Rights: WHy it matters
We have to know who we were if we’re to know who we are and where we’re headed.- David McCullough
Instructions: All participants will read three articles: David McCullough's "Knowing History and Knowing Who We Are", Robert Hicks op ed in the New York Times, "Why the Civil War Still Matters" and the Teaching Tolerance article, " The Civil Rights Movement: Why Now?" All articles are accessible via the web links above. Each participant will identify 2/3 of their favorite quotes from each document, focusing on the theme "Civil War, Civil Rights, why they still matter", and write why (briefly) this quote appeals to them. In addition participants will respond to a minimum of four of their peer's posts. Please be certain to write your name at the end of your post, to indicate authorship.