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High School Comparative History Essay Prompts

1. 1862 Proclamation Writing Prompt

In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln suspended the constitutional right to habeas corpus and declared martial law. Read his 1862 proclamation. What does it have in common with today's U.S. political climate? Which contributing factors are different and which are the same? How has popular support changed or stayed the same?

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