Station 1: Are Your Claims Really Claims?

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Station 1: Are Your Claims Really Claims?

Make sure that your claims are really claims - that they can be debated and argued.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A _______ is a debatable statement. There is more than one possible right answer that can be argued.
  • 2. 
    A fact that proves a claim is ________________. It can be a quote from a source, a specific fact, or a general statement that is accepted as true and cannot be debated.
  • 3. 
    The French Revolution was most revolutionary because more schools opened.
    • A. 

      This is a claim.

    • B. 

      This is evidence.

  • 4. 
    The Latin American revolutions were most revolutionary because they inspired pride and independence in the Americas.
    • A. 

      This is a claim.

    • B. 

      This is evidence.

  • 5. 
    Read this claim: "The Haitian Revolution was revolutionary because it improved the economy for Haitians."                       Which sentence below is an OPPOSING claim from what the sentence above is arguing?
    • A. 

      A. The Haitian Revolution was revolutionary because it ended slavery and allowed former slaves to own land.

    • B. 

      B. The Haitian Revolution was revolutionary because Haiti had been a wealthy colony, but after the revolution, Haitians owed so much debt to France that the country became poor.

    • C. 

      C. The Haitian Revolution was revolutionary because it made Haiti's economy poorer.

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