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Illinois Grade 8 16 Understand events, trends, individuals and movements shaping the history of Illinois, the United States and other nations.

16.8.21 Identify the abolition movement, the importance of the invention of the cotton gin in perpetuating the practice of slavery, and identify the people and events associated abolitionism, including: the Missouri Compromise, the 1857 Dred Scott v. Sanford decision, the Lincoln-Douglas Debates, John Brown, Frederick Douglas, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Tubman, and Theodore Weld.