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Maj. Gen. Daniel Sickles - Colorful and controversial American politician and political general of the Civil War. Prior to the war, killed his wife's lover a relative of Francis Scott Key - acquitted with the first use of temporary insanity as a legal defense in U.S. history. Lost his leg at the Battle of Gettysburg.

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The more I deal with creationists the more I become convinced they simply have a script prepared and they ask questions on this script with the expectation they won't or can't be answered on the grounds that their interpretation of their preferred holy book can't be wrong. It would explain why they become defensive and start projecting their own failings and attitudes onto their opponents when those questions are answered.

The more I deal with creationists the more I become convinced they simply have a script prepared and they ask questions on this script with the expectation they won't or can't be answered on the grounds that their interpretation of their preferred holy book can't be wrong. It would explain why they become defensive and start projecting their own failings and attitudes onto their opponents when those questions are answered.

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Insanity Plea -- "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe

This is a fun activity to help students analyze a classic short story and practice using logical evidence and reason in persuasive writing and spee...

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