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1864 "Lincoln-Ruin/McClelland- Peace" Poster

Media literacy and critical thinking activity analyzing an 1864 McClellan campaign poster for messages about political attack based on fear and race.

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Unit: 1860-1872 Slavery, Civil War and Reconstruction
Kit: Media Constructions of Presidential Campaigns
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Relevant Subject Area(s)

Visual Arts, US History And Government

Grade Level(s)

High School, College

Media Type(s)



Sox Sperry & Chris Sperry

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Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH), Speaking and Listening (SL)