Like Edison and the Kansas Housewife, this exercise measures students’ ability to source and contextualize a document. Students read a 1919 opinion column from The Evening Missourian. Students must then select the two facts that help them determine whether the opinions expressed in the column were typical or atypical of American attitudes about joining the League of Nations at the time.
Debate Over the League of Nations Assessment
Debate Over the League of Nations Rubric
J.E. Wright's Column - Library of Congress