Debates

Here are the dates, topics, and teams for our classroom debates of Russian history. Please click the “Full Assignment” links for complete instructions for debaters and audience members!

Dates and Teams

Friday, Sept. 27
Debate #1: Was Peter the Great really a great ruler?
Team Yes: Tori and Sarah
Team No: Marc and Max

Friday, Nov. 8
Debate #2: Who understood Russia best, the Slavophiles or the Westernizers?
Team Slavophile: Timera, Paige, and Andreanna
Team Westernizer: Katie, Rakiah, and Dan