Sunday, September 16, 2012
Knox Trip Assignment
By Monday, Sept 24 at 7:45am, I would like you to submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org a report on one of the following:
Option #1- Galesburg & Knox in the 1800's.
What were the values of the early founders of Knox and Galesburg?
How did these values impact life in Galesburg and Knox?
Option #2- Knox & the Debates
Describe how the social and political values of Knox influenced what Lincoln had to say?
Describe the level of "activism" in Galesburg in regards to abolitionism?
How did Galesburg's "activism" play a role in the debates?
What did Lincoln have to say?
Option #3- Debates- Then & Now
What were the Lincoln- Douglas debates like?
What will this year's debates be like?
How will they be different than this year's debates?
Your reports should be 300-400 words or about 1 to 1.5 pages in length.