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Webster v. Calhoun. April 1, 2014. April 1, 2014. Materials. Homework. Reflection paragraph in your NB: Who do you agree with, Webster or Calhoun? Why? Include one colored picture with your paragraph. Homework NB Pencil, highlighter CST packet. Do Now. April 1, 2014. Standard .
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Webster v. Calhoun April 1, 2014
April 1, 2014 Materials Homework Reflection paragraph in your NB: Who do you agree with, Webster or Calhoun? Why? Include one colored picture with your paragraph. • Homework • NB • Pencil, highlighter • CST packet
April 1, 2014 Standard Objective SWBAT compare the conflicting interpretations of state and federal authority by participating in a “true/false” activity. • 8.10.1 Compare the conflicting interpretations of state and federal authority as emphasized in the speeches and writings of statesmen such as Daniel Webster and John C. Calhoun.
Daniel Webster • Representative from New Hampshire • Senator from Massachusetts • Which American region did Webster represent in Congress? • Based on this information, what do you think his views were concerning government, the economy, and slavery?
Daniel Webster • Defended the Union during the Nullification crisis. • Opposed annexation of Texas • Write a 2 sentence summary about Daniel Webster and his POV.
Daniel Webster • As you listen to this speech given by Daniel Webster bullet point information that will help you answer the following questions: • What does Webster believe in? • What issue does he think will fragment the Union?
John C. Calhoun • Representative and Senator from South Carolina. • Which American region did Calhoun represent in Congress? • Based on this information, what do you think his views were concerning government, the economy, and slavery?
John C. Calhoun • Was for nullification of federal law. • Supported annexation of Texas • Defeated Wilmot Proviso • Defended Southern regional interests and provided rationale for the Confederacy. • Write 2 sentence summary about Calhoun and his POV.
John C. Calhoun As we watch the video take down 5 bullet points that will help you answer the following questions: • What was Calhoun’s main concern about government? • What did he feel he need to do for this cause?
1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. Webster v. Calhoun: Venn Diagram with evidence Use your notes to list their differing POV with supporting evidence.
North v. South • I will present each table with a question. • The table will travel to the “true” or “false” wall. • Someone from the “audience” will ask the table a question about their POV and they will need to provide justification for their POV. (a merit to the people who provide justifications)
Questions • I believe that states should have the right to nullify laws that theybelieve are unconstitutional. • I believe that if a tax seem to benefit one person and not everyone it is an unfair tax that should be changed. • I believe that everyone should listen to all laws the government passes without question. • I believe that the federal government has the most powerful authority in our country. • I believe that a powerful economy is more important than moral issues.
Homework • 1 paragraph reflection in your NB • Who do you agree with, Webster or Calhoun? Why? • Include one colored picture with your paragraph