The more things change, the more they stay the same
It is difficult to study history in any election year without drawing some comparisons to the present-day. In 2012, however, some of the elements of the current election seem eerily familiar to the 1860 contest. What similarities do you notice? Do what extent are the modern day Republicans "afraid" as the southern Democrats were in 1860?
Last but not least: What questions would you like to address with tomorrow's debaters?