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Controversies in U.S. History Research Project

8th Grade Social Studies Research:

Controversies in U.S. History

Whiskey Rebellion: Was Military Action Necessary to Enforce the Whiskey Tax?

Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln Sets a Gradual Course for Freeing the Slaves

Indian Removal Act: Necessary to Protect the Indians or Atrocity Against Them?

Mexican American War: Justified Response to Mexican Aggression or Unscrupulous Land Grab?

Civil War: Sherman's March - Justified Attempt to End the Civil War or Disgraceful Campaign?

Alaska Purchase: Smart Real Estate Deal or Folly?

Johnson Impeachment: Punishment for Violating the Constitution, or Politically Motivated?

Black Troops in the Civil War: Should the Union Army Allow African Americans to Enlist?

Missouri Compromise: Should the Federal Government Have the Right to Restrict Slavery in the West?

Jacksonian Democracy: A Democratic or Despotic Movement? 

Anti-Mormon Campaign: Protecting the Public from the Evils of Polygamy, or an Assault on Religious Freedom?

Texas Revolution: Should the U.S. Recognize Texas's Independence from Mexico?

Slave Resistance: Should Virginia Abolish Slavery After the Nat Turner Revolt?

1824 Presidential Election: Did Adams Make a 'Corrupt Bargain' for the Presidency?

War of 1812: A War of Choice or of Necessity?


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