Abolitionist or Terrorist

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Have you ever heard of Denmark Vesey? If the answer is no, you are not alone. Many history textbooks omit his story, but he is a highly controversial figure in South Carolina's history. Read this article to find out why he is both revered and loathed, and why a recent monument dedicated in his honor has challenged South Carolinians to change the way they think of him.

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You can follow this link to see a picture of the statue recently dedicated to Denmark Vesey and to find out more about its creation. (This annotation contains a link)
You can follow this link to a short video montage of reactions to the not guilty verdict in the OJ Simpson trial. In 1994 Simpson was accused of brutally murdering his ex-wife and her friend. Across the country the public was divided, largely along racial lines, about his guilt. (This annotation contains a video)
Why might it be important to consider the context of the circumstances and time period in which someone committed a crime?   
Since Vesey did not directly live through the horrors of slavery, what do you think motivated such intense rage in him? 
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You can follow this link to find out more about the history of Sullivan's Island.  (This annotation contains a link)
Here the author is emphasizing the importance of understanding history and showing