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Is Killing for a greater good moral? Putting utilitarianism to the test in the French Rev

Is Killing for a greater good moral? Putting utilitarianism to the test in the French Rev

As you learned during our unit on the enlightenment, utilitarianism is a school of moral thought that holds that an action is moral if it brings the greatest good to the greatest number of people. Consider this philosophy as you read Robespierre’s speech to the […]

Putting Trump through the OPVL Test!

Putting Trump through the OPVL Test!

The following source analysis activity linked HERE is designed to create familiarity and comfort using the OPVL approach to document analysis!

Are you down with OPV(L)?! Yea you know me!

Are you down with OPV(L)?! Yea you know me!

Source analysis is a key skill in not just history class, but all classes. You need to develop the ability to look at a stimulus and say, “what is this? What purpose does it serve? And are there any inherent biases that could be corrupting […]