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Standard 5.0 History

Topic C. Conflict between Ideas and Institutions

Indicator 2. Analyze the emerging foreign policy of the United States

Objective b. Explain how the continuing conflict between Great Britain and France influenced the domestic and foreign policy of the United States

Brief Constructed Response (BCR) Item

Assuming the perspective of a member of Congress in 1812, students will write a floor speech recommending and justifying war with Great Britain, war with France, or continued diplomatic efforts and neutrality.

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