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Cornelius Van Vorst, ca.1620; 
Jersey City Free Public Library; Grover Cleveland Political Cartoon; 
Grover Cleveland Birthplace Historical Site Collection Peter Lee, former slave, ca.1880; 
Hoboken Historical Photographs Collection; Farm Map of Hillsboro, Somerset County, 1860; 
Historical Maps of New Jersey Collection; Bathing Beauties, 1890-1930; 
American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark Collection; Flag Salute, 1950; 
Seabrook Farms Collection;

Soldier's Monetary Value
Objective
SWBAT describe how soldiers were compensated for their service and to evaluate whether this was a reasonable arrangement.
Students will
  • Analyze the primary source materials of NJ Civil War soldiers and evaluate their compensation in terms of money and labor
  • Convert 1860 US dollars to 2000 US dollars using a conversion chart
  • Argue point of view using evidence from their findings
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