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Presidential Elections That Changed American History 1860-1900
Five history-making elections made big changes, 3 because of presidents who were elected, and 2 because of vice presidents who replaced a president who soon died.
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Five presidential elections from 1860 to 1900 changed American history and the presidency in a ways. In three of the elections, the nation decided either for or against a change of national direction. In two elections, vice presidents were chosen who soon took over when the president died and went in a direction the nation had just voted against. Two groupings of elections will be examined: Civil War and Reconstruction elections of 1860, 1864, and 1876; and Progressive Reform elections of...
(1) To see how presidential elections usually set the direction of the country for coming years. (2) To understand how important it is for people to vote (3) To understand the importance of presidential leadership in the United States
Students will receive handouts that can be read before class to become familiar with content. One handout will explain important terms and events that will be mentioned during class. The handouts will also be useful for those who want to take notes. During class, students are encouraged to speak at any time, but presentation of information will be emphasized rather than group discussion.
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55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
The Teaching Grandpa
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
634 total reviews
811 completed classes
I am a Vanderbilt Ph.D. who has spent a lifetime learning and teaching world history, especially in connection with science, archaeology, Bible studies, and philosophy. Being drafted (Vietnam period) just as I started my college teaching career...