New York State Archives, NYSA_B0145-80_B15_002
Request to witness the execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg for treason, July 24, 1951.;
After viewing the picture of the electric chair, what are your thoughts about it?
Why is spying such a serious crime?
Why did Justin Groshan want to be present at the Rosenberg’s executions?
Research the Rosenberg Trial. Decide whether you think the Rosenbergs were guilty of espionage (spying). Give reasons to support your answer.
Math: How many years passed between the Rosenberg’s arrest and their execution?
Science: Why does electricity passing through the body cause death?
English Language Arts: Do you think that there should be a death penalty? Give reasons to support your answer.
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Kraft, Betsy. Sensational Trials of the 20th Century. Scholastic, Inc., October 1998. ISBN: 059037205X
Warren, James. Cold War: The American Crusade against the Soviet Union and World Communism, 1945-1990, Vol. 1. HarperCollins Children's Books, October 1996. ISBN: 0688105963