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This week in class, we’re reading "Margaret Garner: Defying the Fugitive Slave Act" by Levi Coffin.
In “Margaret Garner: Defying the Fugitive Slave Act,” abolitionist Levi Coffin recounts the story of Garner, a fugitive slave who killed her children to keep them from returning to slavery.
"How does fear drive action?", "What can we learn from tragedy?", and "Why do people do bad things?"
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