STMFORD HISTORY toUCATIOr; GROUP
READING LIKE A
Document A: Debs
Document B: Schenck
1. What type of document
is this? When was it
This is a speech by Eugene Debs delivered
in June of 1918.
This is a pamphlet written by Charles Schenck
2. Who is the audience?
People who were opposing the draft.
People who were not opposed to the war.
What do you predict
Debs or Schenck will
say in this document?
I predict that he will talk about how they
should not say anything negative about the
war or the government.
I predict he will talk about how the
government during this time and how it is
attempting to brainwash everyone on the true
effects of war.
4. What was happening in
the United States and in
Europe at this time?
This took place during World War I.
STANFORD HISTORY EDUCATION GROUP