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Teaching How did Robert E. Lee become an American icon?

How did Robert E. Lee become an American icon?

Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was an American career military officer who is best known for having commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War.

James C. Cobb
NEH

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Is Robert E. Lee someone who should be admired or condemned?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,4
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