Grand National Republican banner: Free Labor, Free Speech, Free Territory

Poster from 1856 showing how free speech has been emphasized in U.S. politics.

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How Should You Think About This Source?

  1. Describe this image. What is happening in this image?
  2. How does this photograph make you feel?
  3. Would the information in this photograph work just as well if someone wrote about what’s happening here? Why or why not?

Notes From Your Teacher

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