A House Divided (pt. 1)

A House Divided (pt. 1) - Follow the Drinking Gourd by...

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“Follow the Drinking Gourd,” by Richie Havens, in Songs of the Civil War Follow the drinking gourd, Follow the drinking gourd, For the old man is coming just to carry you to freedom Follow the drinking gourd When the sun comes back and the first quail calls, Follow the drinking gourd, For the old man is waiting just to carry you to freedom Follow the drinking gourd The riverbank makes a very good road, Dead trees show you the way, Left foot, peg foot traveling on, Follow the drinking gourd. The river ends between two hills, Follow the drinking gourd, There's another river on the other side, Follow the drinking gourd. Where the great big river meets the little river, Follow the drinking gourd, The old man is waiting, to carry you to freedom If you follow the drinking gourd.
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Monday, November 6 •2 nd Midterm exam is next Monday, November 13 th through the 14 th without a fee. The 15 th and 16 th (Wednesday and Thursday) will have late fees. – Must have the test IN hand by 11am on the 16 th
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A House Divided Part 1
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Unfinished Business of the Founding Slavery and Federalism
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Why did the Founders fail to end slavery? “We have the wolf by the ears; and we can neither hold him nor safely let him go. Justice is in one scale, and self- preservation in the other.” --Thomas Jefferson, “Notes on the State of Virginia”
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Federalism Do states have the right to secede?
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“In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The government will not assail you. You can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors. You have no oath registered in heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn one to
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